Some 170 years after European settlers invaded the Willamette Valley and made it their own, the other side of the story is being told in greater depth and detail by Tribal descendants.
Archaeologists have found evidence that humans occupied a site near the Eastern Oregon town of Riley more than 18,000 years ago.
he US Board on Geographic Names unanimously approved and then announced on April 13 the name change to Mount Halo, a reference in honor of Chief Halito of the Yoncalla Kalapuya Tribe, according to Kerry Tymchuk, the Boyle Family executive director of the
Living-learning communities enable students to participate in academic and personal development under a shared topic.
For months at a time, Oregon State University archaeology students worked to uncover secrets from the past. For 10 years, they set up along the Salmon River near where the borders of Oregon, Washington and Idaho all meet.
Oregon State University students now have the opportunity to enhance their degree with a minor in Indigenous studies, which not only covers Indigenous histories but contemporary issues Indigenous communities face today as well.