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Native American Tribes of Oregon
Welcome to our Oregon State Facts section, part of an educational project
designed to provide information about indigenous people in different U.S. states.
Follow the links to the right of our tribal map for more information about the language, culture and history
of each Oregon tribe, or scroll below the map for Oregon Indian activities including a wordsearch,
fact sheets for kids about each tribe, and worksheets teaching words from the different Native American languages
of Oregon. Feel free to print any of these materials out for classroom use!
American Indians in Oregon
The original inhabitants of the area that is now Oregon included:
Here are the addresses of Oregon's Indian reservations There are nine federally recognized Indian tribes in Oregon today. :
Burns Paiute Tribe:
100 Pasigo St, HC-71
Burns, OR 97720
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Suislaw Indians:
455 South 4th St
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde:
9615 Grand Ronde Rd
Grande Ronde, OR 97347
Confederated Tribes of Siletz:
PO Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation:
PO Box 638
Pendleton, OR 97801
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
1233 Veterans St.
Warm Springs, OR 97761
Coquille Indian Tribe:
PO Box 1435
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians:
2400 Stewart Parkway #300
Roseburg, OR 97470
PO Box 436
Chiloquin, OR 97624
Feel free to print these out for classroom use!
Teaching and learning activities about Oregon Indians:
Printable puzzle hiding the names of Oregon's Indian tribes.
Oregon Tribes Word Search:
Learn to say "hello" in several Native Oregon languages.
Oregon Language Greetings:
Learn the Native American names of Oregon animals.
Oregon Native Animals:
Answers to frequently asked questions about the tribes of Oregon.
Oregon Indian Facts for Kids:
We currently have pages for the Nez Perce and
Recommended books about Oregon Native Americans: Excellent history of Oregon's Native American tribes.
The First Oregonians:
Introducing Oregon's Native American history and culture to kids.
Interesting collection of essays and historical documents by and about Oregon Indians.
Oregon Indians: Voices From Two Centuries:
Book on the the prehistoric native people of Oregon.
The Sandal and The Cave: The Indians Of Oregon:
Collection of Oregon Indian folklore and traditional stories.
Coyote Was Going There: Indian Literature of the Oregon Country:
History of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Wiyaxayxt/Wiyaakaa'awn/As Days Go By:
Book on Oregon Native American artwork
People Of The River: Native Arts Of The Oregon Territory:
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Oregon state: Tamástslikt Cultural Institute:
Native Oregon museum and cultural preservation organization.
Oregon Indian Tribes:
Historical profiles of the American Indian tribes native to Oregon.
A Place Called Oregon: Native American Index:
Database of historical documents related to the Indian tribes of Oregon.
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