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Takelma

 

 

Ethnie: TAKELMA
Language: Takelma
Family: Takelma
Stock: Oregon Penutian
Phylum: Penutian
Macro-Culture: Northwestern
Speakers 0
     The Takelma was a coastal sedentary hunter/gatherer language group which occupied the middle course of the Rogue River above the Illinois River to about Grant's Pass, and its northern tributaries to Cow Creek and south nearly to the California borders.  They were removed to Siletz after the Rogue River wars,  thus losing their cultural and tribal identity.
Aboriginal Locations
OR Latgawa (1 village), Takelma (16 villages?)
Oregon Present Locations
Confederated Tribes of Siletz, Siletz
Year History
1841 Beginning of the arrival of Oregon Trail settlers, conflicts followed
1847 Measles epidemic
1855 Rogue River War began with Lupton Massacre followed by Capt. John Rampage killing up to 40 Whites ... the Galice attack, and battles at Hungry Hill and Black Bar
1856 Gold Beach Uprising, 12 Indians killed at Massacre Rock, up to 30 killed at Meadows Battle, Indians surrendered after Battle of Big Bend, 1,200 moved to the Coast Reservation
1875 Removed to Siletz Reservation
1956 Siletz Reservation terminated
1977 Confederated Tribes of Siletz founded
Year U.S. Population Source
1700 500 NAHDB calculation
1780 500 Mooney
1800 500 NAHDB calculation
1900 0 NAHDB calculation
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
None
Takelma Sites:
An Incorporated Topic Marker in Takelma  http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/LFG/5/lfg00culy.pdf
Confederated Tribes of Siletz  http://www.ohwy.com/or/s/siltribe.htm
How Were Baskets Used by the Takelma  http://www.or.blm.gov/medford/environmental_ed/table_rocks/cult_hist/baskets.html?%20
Index to Siletz Reservation Documents  http://www.csusm.edu/nadp/dindex.htm
Indians of the Coast  http://boyett.tripod.com/siletz.html
Native People of Rogue River Valley  http://oregon.uoregon.edu/~osma/Limpy/Native.html
Panther and Coyote a play  http://www.dotycoyote.com/native_view/native_messages/157.html
Sapier, Edward  http://courses.smsu.edu/waw105f/Sapier.htm
Sapier, Edward  http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/biomems/esapir.pdf
Siletz and Alsea  http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~cmh18294/Siletz.html
Siletz Burials  http://users.wi.net/~census/lesson14.html
Stealing from the Indians  http://www.racismagainstindians.org/Perspectives/Essays/StealingFromIndians.htm
Takelma  http://logos.uoregon.edu/explore/oregon/takelma.html
Takelma Indian Tribe  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/takelma/takelmaindianhist.htm
Takelma Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=TKM
Takelma Linguistic Lineage  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=TKM
Tribal Elder Keeps Salmon Ceremony Going ...  http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues04/Co07032004/CO_07032004_SalmonCeremony.htm

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