Surveys – 10 Upper Umpqua

Upper Umpqua

Brief field trips to the South Umpqua river north of Tiller has revealed extensive campsites along the river associated with pools and salmon spawning grounds. The archaeological evidence and testimony of locai residents establish this region as the summer fishing grounds of the Upper Umpqua tribe (Map 1). Local traditions hold that the Upper Umpqua used to travel up into the High Cascades for berries, where they met Modoc and Klamath similarly engaged.,

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