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Ozette Indian Language
The Ozette Indians were a small tribe of Washington
state, relatives of the Makah and speakers.
of the Makah language. Some people
consider the Ozette to have been a Makah band, while others consider them to have been a related but
They used to maintain their own reservation separate from the Makah Nation, but gradually the remaining
Ozette people merged back into the Makah tribe and the Ozette
reservation was abandoned. Most Ozette descendants still live among the Makahs today.
Our resources about the Makah language, including Ozette.
The Makah Tribe:
Homepage of the Makah reservation, where most Ozette people live today.
Ozette Tribe History:
Article on the Ozette tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Native American Netroots: Ozette:
History of the Ozette Reservation.
Ozette Indian Reservation:
Wikipedia article on the Ozette Indians.
Ozette Archaeological Site Ozette, A North American Pompeii:
Websites about archaeological excavations at the old village of Ozette.
Books for sale on the Ozette Indians
Ozette: Excavating a Makah Whaling Village:
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Archaeology book about the excavation of the Ozette village in Washington.
A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest:
Book on the history of the Northwest Coast tribes, including a section on the Ozette.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information about the Ozettes and their language in German.
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