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3.11 Research Resources

Resources for Research

Below are links to online resources where you can learn more about:

  • Southwest Oregon Tribes
  • Southwest Oregon History
  • Indigenous Languages
  • Oregon Tribal Newspapers
  • Native News
  • Spanish and Latino Resources
  • Other Library Resources
  • Oregon Colleges and Universities
  • Legal Resources and Documents

Southwest Oregon Tribes

  • Ni-les ‘Tun Archaeology, by Mark Tveskov. Dr. Tveskov is a professor of Anthropology at Southern Oregon University. He has worked with the Coquille Indian Tribe for more than 15 years. This paper focuses on a series of excavations that occurred near the city of Bandon.
  • Byramfulltext, by Scott Byram. An archaeologist who has worked with the Coquille Indian Tribe for more than 15 years, Byram focused his dissertation on traditional fishing technologies.
  • Growing Up Indian: An Emic Perspective: Dr. George B. Wasson Jr., a Coquille member, worked on many projects related to the Tribe. This dissertation describes the historical and contemporary experiences of the Coquille Indian Tribe and neighboring Oregon Coast Tribes.
  • Co-written by Wasson, the essay 11_wasson_and_toelken analyzes the importance of traditional stories. It transcribes its title story and includes notes about historic and cultural references.
  • History of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw – Written by members of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, who have worked to preserve their tribe’s culture and history.
  • The Takelma and their Athapaskan Neighbors – This paper by Dennis Gray focuses on Native peoples from the upper Rogue River drainage in southwest Oregon. The neighbors in the title refer to Applegate River and Galice Creek peoples, who spoke an Athabaskan dialect similar to Upper Coquille.

Southwest Oregon History

Indigenous Languages

Newspapers of Oregon Tribes

Native News

Spanish Language and Latino Resources

A significant part of the Coquille Indian Tribe’s community is also part of the Latino community in southwest Oregon (and in other places, too).

Other Library Resources

Oregon Colleges and Universities

Legislative and Legal Resources