The purpose of this paper is the statement and examination of
relevant data pertaining to the subject of trans-Pacific pre-
Columbian contact. The paper's contents will be organized in to
five major areas: oceanography, ship building, archaeology, religion
and history, plus an introduction and conclusion. Each of
these chapters will...
In 2017, Oregon State University embarked on a project to ensure that
library resources about Oregon Indian tribes are discoverable in
online systems. With a focus on subject access in its local catalog
and in OCLC’s WorldCat database, this ongoing project is comprised of
two main components.
First, because not...
A unique aspect of this study is that it involves an unusually
large number of individuals of American Indian descent. The sample
population was composed of those Indian members of the 1962 high
school graduating class from a six-state area. The selected graduates
came from local public, Bureau of Indian...
This study examines two major issues: (1) to what extent have the
conditions at non-reservation Indian boarding schools, as described by
the Meriam Report of 1928, been in evidence from the beginning?; and
(2) to what extent have these conditions improved since 1928?
The conditions examined are: (1) General Conditions...
This thesis is a study of the dress and accessories of the
Indians on the Pacific Northwest Coast at the time contact with white
man was made, and during the period following contact, until cultural
disintegration was complete.
Information was obtained from historic accounts by early
explorers, and books written...
This study is a synthesis of the available ethnographic and relevant archaeological data pertaining to the Native American groups who formerly occupied the upper Rogue River
drainage of southwestern Oregon. The information presented in this synthesis concerns the material, social and religious
aspects of aboriginal life as practiced by the...