Language: Tillamook
Family: Tillamook
Stock: Tillamook
Phylum: Salishan
Macro-Culture: Northwest
Speakers 0
     The Tillamook were a small sedentary tribe that lived along the coast from the Nehalem to the Salmon River.  They lost their tribal identity upon the establishment of the Siletz Reservation in 1856 upon which they and more than 20 other tribes were placed.
Aboriginal Locations (Villages)
OR Nehalem (1), Nestucca (1), Salmon River (1), Tillamook (5)
Oregon Present Locations
Confederated into Siletz Reservation
Year History
1788 Encountered Robert Haswell, crewman on Robert Gray's ship
1805 Visited by Lewis and Clark
1824 Smallpox epidemic
1829 Smallpox epidemic
1841 Influx of Oregon Trail settlers began, conflicts followed
1856 Siletz Reservation established
Year U.S. Population Source
1700 2,200 NAHDB calculation 
1800 2,200 NAHDB calculation
1805 2,200 Lewis and Clark
1845 400 Wilkes estimate
1849 200 Lane estimate
1900 0 NAHDB calculation (Not separately enumerated after 1856)
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
Tillamook Sites:
Coastal Oregon Tribes
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Burials
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians ...
Map of the Siletz Indian Reservation
Nehalem Tillamook, An Ethnography
Northwest: Oregon Culture and Ethnobotany
Siletz and Alsea
Siletz Basket
Siletz Indian Tribe Restoration
Siletz Tribal Smoke House
Siletz Tribe
Tillamook Basket
Tillamook Indians
Tillamook Indians
Tillamook Language
Tillamook Linguistic Lineage
Tillamook Stories
When Thunderbird Battled Whale ...

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