The interior Umpqua basin had at least four tribes. There was the Yoncalla Kalapuyans, the Southern Molalla, The Upper Umpqua, and the Cow Creek Umpqua. There also was a Fort Umpqua established by Hudson’s Bay Company, and the first Umpqua Reservation. There was a fifth tribe on the Lower Umpqua as well.
The following are a series of articles about the peoples and events of the Umpqua Basin.