Monthly Archives: December 2013

Another version of the Grizzly Bear story

So a couple of months ago I wrote about Hltuuwis (Heceta Head) and the Siuslaw and Alsea stories about it.  I found yet another Alsea version of the story in Harrington’s notes – this one told by Alsea man John … Continue reading

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A confusion of names

So off and on for awhile I’ve been building on my dad’s work and trying to build databases of traditional place names (mostly in the Hanis, Milluk and Siuslaw languages but I keep notes on interesting Athabaskan, Alsea and Tillamook … Continue reading

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