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Like the other Indian nations of the Northwest Coast, the Tillamook had permanent villages which consisted of several houses, a women’s house, sweathouses, and a graveyard containing raised canoe burials. Tillamook houses were rectangular and constructed from horizontal cedar planks.
At the time of Lewis and Clark, the land on the northwest Oregon coast was home to the Tillamook Indians. The Tillamooks lived in a series of towns starting at the mouth of the Necanicum River and continuing southward to Tillamook Bay.
During the summer the women wore long grass skirts and grass capes around their shoulders that tied around their necks. The Tillamook women created these articles of clothing with cedar bark and long grass. When winter came the women wore buckskin hide dresses and skirts, with woven basket hats.
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The co-operative includes nearly 100 dairy farms, mostly within Tillamook County. Products produced by the co-operative include cheese and ice cream; Butter, sour cream, and yogurt is produced with co-manufacturing partners. Tillamook County Creamery Association.
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In the case of the Tillamook Nation, which includes the Nehalem and Nestucca tribes, the primary language spoken was Salish. “The men spoke Salish,” said Beach, “but the women tended to be bilingual or trilingual, because they were from somewhere else.”
According to the expedition, the staple food source of the Tillamook was salmon. The people caught salmon during the annual salmon run of April to October, when the salmon went upstream in freshwater rivers from the ocean to spawn.
These canoes were hardy enough to transport the Tillamook both on the many rivers that crisscross Northwest Oregon and out to sea.
The Tillamook travelled north to the Columbia River where they traded for abalone shell, dentalia, buffalo hides and buffalo horn dishes, and for dried Columbia River salmon. The Tualatin Kalapuya often travelled into Tillamook country to trade and intermarriage between the two tribes was common.
Arapaho, North American Indian tribe of Algonquian linguistic stock who lived during the 19th century along the Platte and Arkansas rivers of what are now the U.S. states of Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas.
The Apache dominated much of northern Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas for hundreds of years. It is estimated that about 5,000 Apache lived in the Southwest in 1680 AD. Some Apache lived in the mountains, while others lived on the plains.
The Powhatan Indian lands encompassed all of the tidewater Virginia area, from the south side of the James River north to the Potomac River, and parts of the Eastern Shore, an area they called Tsenacommacah. Its span was approximately 100 miles by 100 miles.
The airy settlement that we explored had been built by the Anasazi, a civilization that arose as early as 1500 B.C. Their descendants are today’s Pueblo Indians, such as the Hopi and the Zuni, who live in 20 communities along the Rio Grande, in New Mexico, and in northern Arizona.
The Chinook Indians, relatives to the Clatsop tribe, lived in the Northwest along the banks of the Columbia River and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. The Chinooks were superb canoe builders and navigators, masterful traders, skillful fishermen and planters.