Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians

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Homeland: Cascade and Coast Ranges in southwestern Oregon near the South Umpqua River

Umpqua Indian by Alfred Thomas Agate.jpg

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
2371 NE Stephens Street
Roseburg, Oregon 97470
Phone: 541-672-9405 or 800-929-8229

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1846: Applegate Trail opened, the trail went through the Cow Creek's homeland

1852: Gold discovered on Jackson Creek in southern Oregon

1853: Treaty, land ceded

1856: Removed to Grand Ronde Reservation in Yamhill County

1982: Federally recognized

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Band[edit | edit source]

A brief history of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua is available online.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Grand Ronde

Superintendency[edit | edit source]

Oregon Superintendency

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Bands and Groups of the Umpqua Tribe[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Treaties[edit | edit source]

  • 1853 September 19, at Cow Creek
  • 1854 November 18, with the Chasta, Etc.,
  • 1854 November 29, at Calapooia Creek, with the Kalapuya
  • 1854 November 18, Grave Creek Band

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