100,000 Native Foresters Made the World in Oregon

One hundred and sixty years ago, before native people were taken to reservations in Oregon, there were hundreds of native communities in all areas of Oregon. They were the remnants of an estimated 100,000 native people in Oregon before epidemics caused the collapse of the tribal cultures. In the year 1800, there were many hundreds … More 100,000 Native Foresters Made the World in Oregon

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Are Kalapuyas strictly gatherers or perhaps agriculturalists?

Perhaps 15 years ago, in the midst of classes at UO, we studied the hunter-gatherers of the Northwest Coast, also called Complex Hunter-gatherers. Some of the theories did not sit well with me. many of the theories are loosely structured around the notion that these peoples, really tribes of different peoples, did not possess much … More Are Kalapuyas strictly gatherers or perhaps agriculturalists?