Disquieting Rumors From the Interior.- Reconnoitring Party- Preparations for a Trading Post.- An Unexpected Arrival - A Spy in the Camp.- Expedition Into the Interior- Shores of the Columbia - Mount Coffin.- Indian Sepulchre.- The Land of Spirits- Columbian Valley- Vancouver's Point.-Falls and Rapids.- A Great Fishing Mart.- The Village of Wishram. - Difference Between Fishing Indians and Hunting Indians- Effects of Habits of Trade on the Indian Character.- Post Established at the Oakinagan.
For like reason we would make especial mention of the village of Wishram, at the head of the Long Narrows, as being a solitary instance of an aboriginal trading mart, or emporium.
That he does not belie them will be evidenced hereafter, when we have occasion again to touch at Wishram and navigate the rapids.
An Edward Curtis photo (above) of a Wishram
woman from 1910 wearing a basket hat, note the dentalium shells that are piercing the septum of her nose.
The fire that started near Highway 14 in the Columbia River Gorge, in Wishram
, Washington, on Tuesday has grown to 5000 acres, prompting evacuations in multiple nearby areas.
"Pat" Dillon, 78, of Wishram
, Wash., formerly of Veneta-Elmira, died Nov.
The story entitled "The Battle of the Attiyiyi and Toqueenut" is based on an oral tradition shared by the Wasco, Wishram
, Cascade, and Klickitat tribes of the Northwest.(3) The story begins with the arrival of five Lalawish or Wolf Brothers who joined forces with five Attiyiti or North Wind Brothers.
Occasionally, conventional trade cloth fabric octopus bags were made by the northern Plateau tribes such as the Thompson River people, and a unique woven beaded form appeared on the middle Columbia River among the Wasco and Wishram
. Elsewhere, floral beadwork was usually applied in the two thread technique, one to thread the beads and the second to sew down every second bead.
A friend and avid collector of Native arts, believed that among the Wishram
and Umatilla, fully contouring backgrounds of beadwork was popular from the 1880s up to 1920.
Officers from Oregon and Washington went to a house in Wishram
, Wash., on Wednesday night to question the man.
Grandson of Wishram
chief Kalooas (Colwash)*, he was born around 1869 on the Columbia River near Celilo Falls, Oregon, soon after the signing of the 1855 Walla Walla treaty.