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Tenino Culture and History

As a complement to our Tenino language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Tenino tribe and their society. Please note that Teninos and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Tenino history is interesting and important, but the Tenino Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Tenino Tribal and Community Websites

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Indian Reservation:
    Official homepage of the combined Tenino/Wasco/Paiute tribe of Oregon.
The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon:
    Profile of the Warm Springs tribes from the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission.

Tenino Lifestyle and Tradition

Tenino Indians:
    Profile of the Tenino tribe and description of their interactions with the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Four Directions: Tenino * The Warm Springs Tribes:
    Historical timelines and fact sheets about the Tenino and neighboring tribes.
Tenino Legends:
    Collection of Tenino mythology and traditional stories.
Warm Springs Flag:
    Tenino flags.

Books for sale on the Tenino Indians
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The Forgotten Tribes: Oral Tales of the Teninos:
    Collection of traditional Watala, Umatilla, and Tenino legends and folktalkes.
A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest:
    Book on the history of the Northwest Coast tribes, including a section on the Tenino.
Native American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Teninos and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Warm Springs Indian Reservation * Tenino:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Tenino Indians.
  Tribu des Warm Springs:
  Information about the Tenino/Warm Spring Indians in French.
   Tenino Tribe:
   Tenino links.

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