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Indigenous History of Oregon

A guide for learning about the histories of the Native peoples of Oregon, especially the Tualatin Kalapuya (Atfalati) tribe on whose land the Forest Grove & Hillsboro campuses of Pacific University stand.

Readings on the History of Indigenous Oregon

This page provides a starting point for reading about the histories of indigenous Oregon:

See also: Nations, Tribes & Bands of Oregon; Boarding Schools; and Terminology

Pacific Northwest Indigenous History in General

This short list of sources just scratches the surface of a vast body of historical literature. If you are not sure where to start, you might try browsing the Oregon Encyclopedia's Native American subjects, which has short articles on hundreds of topics, plus further readings for each entry. 

Coastal & SW Oregon Tribes

Grand Ronde & NW Oregon Tribes

North-Central & NE Oregon Tribes

South-Central & SE Oregon Tribes