Native Americans of the Willamette Valley, a Bibliography of Books and Links

Print Sources

Ames, Kenneth M. and Herbert G.D. Maschner, Archaeology of the Northwest Coast: Dec. 15, 1995 (Draft for Anth 364, Portland State University), published in spiral bind by Clean Copy, Portland, OR. Available Spring 1999 by Ames and Maschner, Peoples of the Northwest Coast: Their Archeology and Pre-History, Thames Hudson, publisher.

Becham, Stephen Dow, The Indians of Western Oregon: This Land Was Theirs, 1977, Arago Books, Coos Bay, OR.

Berreman, Joel V., "Tribal Distribution in Oregon," Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association: 1969, Menasha, WI, printed by Kraus Reprint Co., NY.

Buan, Carolyn M., and Richard Lewis, editors, The First Oregonians, 1991, Oregon Council for the Humanities, Portland, OR.

Ruby, Robert H. and John A. Brown, Indians of the Pacific Northwest: 1981, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. And, also by Ruby and Brown, A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest, 1986, University of Oklahoma Press, London and Norman.

Sanders, Judith A., Mary K. Weber, and David R. Brauner, Willamette Mission Archeological Project (Phase III Assessment): 1983, (also Anthropology Northwest: Number 1), for the State Historic Preservation Office, by the Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University, Corvalis, pp. 42-48.

Underhill, Ruth, Indians of the Pacific Northwest, 1944, Education Division of the US Office of Indian Affairs.

Zucker, Jeff, Kay Hummel, and Bob Hogfoss, Oregon Indians: Culture, History and Current Affairs: An Atlas and Introduction: 1983, Western Imprints of the Oregon Historical Society.


On This Website:

The First People of Clackamas County

The Clackamas Indians

The Molalla Indians

The Kalapuya Indians

Native Americans, French Canadians and Intermarriage (mainly genealogy)

Map of Traditional Oregon Tribes and Bands

Other Recommended Websites:


Map of Indian Tribes and Bands of Historical Western America

Map of Trails, Posts, and Missions


The Chinook Jargon

Indians of the Northwest Coast

French/Indian Intermarriage--the Creation of Metis Society

The Cayuse War

The Yakima War

Rogue River War, 1855

Native American Mythology and Folklore

Chinook Mythology

The First People of Molalla--the Molalla Indians

Grand Ronde's Cultural Resources Page


Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Confederated Tribes

Siletz Reservation, Confederated Tribes

Grand Ronde Reservation, Confederated Tribes

Chinook one of the traditional tribes still struggling to be a federally recognized tribal organization.

Sources and Family History

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Digital Collection

Native Web Genealogy

Native American Historical Resources on the Internet

Native American Documents on the Internet

Catalogue of Native American Records on Microfilm in the National Archives

Clackamas County General References

Clackamas County Libraries Page

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