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Taltushtuntude Indian Tribe (Taltushtuntede)

The Taltushtuntude Indians were a small Athabaskan tribe of Oregon, relatives of the Tututni Indians and speakers of a related Athabaskan language. They are also known as the Taltushtuntede or Galice Creek Indians. Like many other West Coast Indian tribes, the Taltushtuntude Indians were relocated to the Siletz Reservation in Oregon during the 1800's, where they were merged with other native peoples and their languages rapidly vanished. The Taltushtuntude language is no longer spoken today, but the Athabaskan people of Siletz have been working together to revive a mixed heritage language based on Tututni and Tolowa.

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Taltushtuntude Language Links

Galice-Applegate Language:
    Our resources about the Galice Creek language.
The Siletz Athabaskan Language:
    Homepage of the tribal language revival program of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians.

Taltushtuntude Culture and History Links

Confederated Tribes of Siletz:
    Homepage of the reservation where most Taltushtuntude descendants live today.
Taltushtuntude Tribe History:
    Article on the Taltushtuntude tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.

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A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest:
    Book on the history of the Northwest Coast tribes, including a section on the Taltushtuntude.

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