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Kunistunne

"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
 Alsea Oregon
 Alsea pronunciation
 Tribes in Oregon
 Penutian
 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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