The Nehalem / Tillamook People

The name ‘Tillamook’ comes from the Chinook term which means ‘people of Nehalem’. According to them (them meaning the regular, usually unreferenced ‘experts’ of course), the first ancestors of the Tillamook settled in that area in the 15th century. Population estimates (again by the amorphous ‘them’ of course) show that the Tillamook population stood at […]