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9 08, 2017

Early Shoshone history – Native Americans

By |2018-05-17T14:44:28-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Snake River, where the early Shoshone fished. Where did the Shoshone come from? The Shoshone people's ancestors were the Cochise culture. They lived in the southwest of North America about 8000 BC. With the end of the last Ice Age, the southwest got too dry to support everybody, and the culture split up. Related [...]

9 08, 2017

Early Paiute history – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:38-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Strawberry Lake, in southern Oregon The Paiute, like the Shoshone, are descended from the Cochise culture. The Cochise lived in North America's southwest about 8000 BC. With the end of the last Ice Age, the southwest got too dry to support everybody. So the Cochise split up. The ancestors of the Paiute, the Shoshone, the Aztecs, and [...]

9 08, 2017

Nez Perce history – Native Americans

By |2018-04-19T15:03:07-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Nez Perce pictograph carved into a rock The Nez Perce, who call themselves the Nimiipuu, meaning "The People", seem to have come down from Alaska to the Pacific Northwest about 10,000 BC, or even earlier. Some time later, maybe around 3000 BC, this group split off from the Chinook and other people, and moved further south and [...]

8 08, 2017

Chinook history – Native Americans

By |2019-03-28T11:27:21-07:00August 8th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Chinook history involved making baskets (University of Washington - cedar root basket) When did Native people come to the Pacific Northwest? People have lived in the Pacific Northwest since the Paleo-Indian period, about 11,000 BC. They might even have arrived as early as 20,000 BC! More about Paleo-Indians History of fishing All our Native American articles [...]