First Oregonians

ISBN-10: 1880377020
ISBN-13: 9781880377024
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
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Description: In 1991, the Oregon Council for the Humanities published The First Oregonians, the only single-volume, comprehensive history of Oregon's Native Americans. A regional bestseller, this collaborative project between the council, Oregon tribes, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oregon Council for the Humanities
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

In 1991, the Oregon Council for the Humanities published The First Oregonians, the only single-volume, comprehensive history of Oregon's Native Americans. A regional bestseller, this collaborative project between the council, Oregon tribes, and scholars served as an invaluable reference for teachers, scholars, and general-interest readers before it went out of print in 1996. Now revised and expanded for a new generation of Oregonians, The First Oregonians provides a comprehensive view of Oregon's native peoples from the past to the present. In this remarkable volume, Oregon Indians tell their own stories, with more than half of the book's chapters written by members of Oregon's nine federally recognized tribes. Chapters on each tribe examine lifeways--from the traditional to the present day. Using oral histories and personal recollections, these chapters vividly depict not only a history of decimation and decline, but also a contemporary view of cultural revitalization, renewal, and continuity. The First Oregonians also includes essays exploring geography, federal-Indian relations, language, and art written by prominent Northwest scholars. And, as with the first edition, this new edition is richly illustrated with almost two hundred photographs, maps, and drawings. No other book offers as wide a variety of views and stories about the historical and contemporary experience of Oregon Indians. The First Oregonians is the definitive volume for all Oregonians interested in the fascinating story of Oregon's first peoples.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Tribal Heritage
The Tribe Next Door: Tradition, Innovation, and Multiculturalism
Burns Paiute Tribe
The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
Memory of a People: The Coquelles of the Southern Oregon Coast
Patience and Persistence: The Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Klamath Tribes: Restoring People, Restoring Ties to the Land
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians: Diverse Peoples Brought Together on the Siletz Reservation
The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation: Modern Indian Peoples Sustained by the Land and Rivers of Their Ancestors
The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon: The Relationship between Peoples, Good Government, and Sovereignty
Cultural Continuum
Federal-Indian Relations
Languages and Their Uses
From Petroglyphs to Powwows
The Great Basin
The Oregon Coast
The Plateau
The Western Interior
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
About the Authors
Index

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