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a member of a North American Indian people of southwestern Oregon

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a Penutian language spoken by the Takelma


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Takelma means "people of the river," which is not the same as "people who happen to live along the river.
The deep pool below Ti'lomikh Falls was where the fat spring Chinook would gather and hold through the summer before their final dash to the spawning beds upstream--and so the pool swirling with fish became the navel of the Takelma universe.
At age 87, Grandma Aggie is the oldest member of the Takelma Siletz Tribe in Oregon, and she's just back home from a council meeting in Japan, hosted by Grandma Clara Shinobu Iura.
Clara Shinobu Iura, Santo Daime (Brazil), Maria Alice Compos Freire, Santo Daime (Brazil), Margaret Behan, Arapaho/Cheyenne (Montana), Rita Pitka Blumenstein, Yupik (Alaska), Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance, Oglala Lakota (South Dakota), Rita Long Visitor Holy Dance, Oglala Lakota (South Dakota), Bernadette Rebienot, Omyene (Gabon, Africa), Mona Polacca, Hopi/Havasupai/Tewa (Arizona), Julieta Casimiro, Mazatec (Mexico), Agnes Baker Pilgrim, Takelma Siletz (Oregon), Floredmayo, Mayan (Central America; New Mexico), Aama Bombo, Tamang (Nepal), Tsering Dolma Gyaltong, Tibetan Buddhist (Tibet)
Grandmother Agnes Baker Pilgrim, a Takelma Siletz spiritual elder and chairwoman of the International Council of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, will lead a third annual Honoring of the Water ceremony at 2:30 p.
But there is a real antidote to all this, a bit of ancient and modern wisdom that I learned by accident because I happen to live on the Rogue River at Ti'lomikh Falls, the center of the universe of the Takelma.
Salmon were the primary fuel for the Takelma and thus the primary source of conflict.
This spot was occupied by the First Nation People of the Takelma for over 20,000 years.
The falls are the ancient site of the Takelma Sacred Salmon Ceremony and the brand new site of the 2016 Project, a completely sustainable (albeit unofficial) Olympic white-water slalom training site, with the goal of putting at least one disadvantaged or Native youth on the 2016 Olympic kayak team.
Once again, Grandma Agnes Baker Pilgrim, elder of the Takelma, will cook salmon to celebrate the return of the Sacred Salmon Ceremony.
More recently, I was lucky enough to locate the "story chair," the stone centerpiece of an ancient Takelma Indian salmon ceremony, in my own backyard on the Rogue River in Oregon.
At age 83, Agnes Baker Pilgrim is the oldest living Takelma Indian and chair of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers.
He called Grandma Agnes Baker Pilgrim, elder of the Takelma, to bless the tree, and the project took on a new dimension (for more on "Grandma Aggie," see here).
For more than a thousand years, the Takelma (People of the River) lived gently along the banks of the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.
Hundreds of the Takelma (People of the River) lived beside the falls and hundreds more from neighboring tribes traveled here each year to participate in the ceremony.