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"Kunistunne" is an alternate name for the Alsea tribe. It was their name in the language of the neighboring Chastacosta tribe. Other spellings of the same name included Kunis'tunne, Ku-nis tunne, Kunis'unne, and Kunisunne.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Kunistunne tribe and language:

 Alsea Oregon
 Alsea pronunciation
 Tribes in Oregon
 American Pacific Northwest

Here are a few good books about the Kunistunnes:
 Alsea Texts and Myths
 The People Are Dancing Again
 Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country

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