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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," but the Americans called them "Rogues.
On First Nations Day, let this iron sword, pierced through the heart of the Takelma Storytelling Stone, be a reminder of the strength, endurance, and resilience of the Takelma People, which can never be broken.
as a Takelma band or village in Oregon, but identified by Sapir .
THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO, at the beginning of Takelma Indian time, when the Great Dragonfly called Daldal brought the Salmon Ceremony to Ti'lomikh Falls on the river that is now called the Rogue, there were two stone chairs.
speakers include Winnemem Wintu tribal chief Caleen Sisk-Franco and headman Marc Franco, Takelma Indian elder Agnes Baker Pilgrim, water justice activist Debbie Davis of Environmental Justice Coalition for Water, Teresa Huntsinger of Oregon Environmental Coalition and Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy; art exhibit by activist Janet
But his contributions to scholarship also included seminal work on Indian languages (on Chinook, Takelma, Yana, Southern Paiute, Nootka, and Navajo among others); on the contributions of linguistics to anthropology; on the relations between individuals and culture (culture and personality studies); on linguistic theory; and on the symbolic nature of culture.
I wrote the proclamation and read it aloud to Grandma Agnes Baker Pilgrim, 91, the oldest living Takelma Indian, and then heard it read by the president of the City Council.
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.
AS THE OLDEST LIVING MEMBER of the Native American tribe known as the Takelma, Agnes Baker Pilgrim has been named a "Living Cultural Legend" by the Oregon Council of the Arts and a "Living Treasure" by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz.
This spot was occupied by the First Nation People of the Takelma for over 20,000 years.
GRANDMA AGNES BAKER PILGRIM, 91, was about to fly to Amsterdam and then on to Africa with her International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, so I knew the oldest living Takelma Indian was about to be feted, celebrated, loved, respected, and honored as she and her compatriots continued their journey of blessings around the world.
I live on a river where the Takelma Indians and the salmon grew up together (page 54): where the salmon were considered one type of "people," the plants another, and the caterpillars another.
Midwinter 2012, in Grants Pass, Oregon, the oldest living Takelma Indian was in bed at her usual rehab center, tethered to an IV bag as she recovered from yet another joint replacement.
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.
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.