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Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, is located within the traditional homelands of the Mary's River or Ampinefu Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855 (Kalapuya etc. Treaty), Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians.
What's in a name? A lot, especially if a particular place had a name, and another one was slapped on top of it.
Among the ranks of essential workers, there may be none more essential than the people who harvest food from farms. It is often done by hand in tough conditions, and those degraded further during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘You lose a language, you lose a culture’
If dates hold, tracks would put people in New Mexico thousands of years earlier than thought