3 edition of Indian geographic names of Washington found in the catalog.
Indian geographic names of Washington
Edmond S. Meany
|Other titles||Indian names of Washington.|
|Statement||compiled by Edmond S. Meany.|
|Contributions||Shorey Book Store,, Pacific Northwest History Collection.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. ;|
|Number of Pages||20|
Note No such general investigation has been attempted, though a good deal of material for it is assembled in the Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, by Henry Gannett, 2nd ed.; Washington, , and in A History of the Origin of the Place Names in Nine Northwestern States, 2nd ed.; Chicago, . Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Origin of Washington Geographic Names (Classic Reprint) The name thus written on United States Government charts is apparently of Indian origin. The Wilkes Expedition, , charted it as "Oluman Creek." ELWHA RIVER, rising in the Olympic Mountains, it flows into the Strait of Juan de Fuca near Port.
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Get this from a library. Geographic names of Indian origin in Washington state. [Alfred J Smith]. Indian geographic names of Washington [Edmond S Meany] on blackfin-boats.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying blackfin-boats.com: Edmond S Meany. Many places throughout North, Central, and South America take their names from the languages of the indigenous inhabitants of the blackfin-boats.com following list, organized by country, includes settlements, geographic features, and political subdivisions whose names are derived from indigenous languages.
University of Washington Press (Seattle), Edmond Meany was a Professor of History at the University of Washington in the late s and early s.
He wrote several books on Washington history and geography. I have transcribed all of the entries for Lewis County locations from his book, "Origin of Washington Place Names.". The Committee on Geographic Names was created by the Washington Legislature (RCW ) to review proposals submitted by the public to name geographical features located in the state, and make recommendations to the Board on Geographic Names for proposals approved by the Committee.
If a geographic name proposal is approved, the official name is recorded in WAC Chapter. Indian geographic names of Washington. by Edmond S Meany | 1 Jan Unknown Binding Currently unavailable. National Geographic Little Kids: First Big Book of Dinosaurs. by Puzzle Book Dinosaurs: Brain-tickling quizzes, sudokus, crosswords and wordsearches.
Translation of geographic names of Indian origin, State of Washington [Alfred J Smith] on blackfin-boats.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying blackfin-boats.com: Alfred J Smith. Full text of "Origin of Washington Geographic Names (Continued)" See other formats STOP Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearlyscholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR.
Washington is a city in Daviess County, Indiana, United States. The population was 11, at the census. The city is the county seat of Daviess County. It is also the principal city of the Washington, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area, which comprises all of Daviess County and had an estimated population of 31,County: Daviess.
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National Geographic Society is a (c)(3) organization. © - National Geographic Society. All rights reserved. Privacy Notice | Sustainability Policy. Aug 02, · Bureau of Indian Affairs Records Rolls The BIA gathered, collected, and/or created numerous rolls involving American Indians to identify members of various tribes and bands, including Freedmen.
These rolls were created as a result of allotments, legislation, removals, treaties, and other activities. The BIA then used these rolls to create additional documentation--often using the same rolls. While Washington was named for an American President who was not known for his love of Indians, many of the town names in Washington reflect the many different Indian nations which originally inhab.
ernment of Washington published A Geographic Dictionary of Washington by Henry Landes, State Geologist. None of the items give origins, but the book was helpful as to definite locations and more recent spellings of the names.
Mount Rainier, A Record of Exploration, by Edmond S. Meany, published incontains, pages"Place Names and. Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States Meridian: Washington, D.C.
Shows location and names of Indian reservations in the United States. Insets: Alaska -- Mission Ind. Res. in California -- Indian Territory.
Available also through the Library of Congress. Transcriber's Note: The oo ligature in the original book is here represented as [oo]. See footnote 4. In the same way, many Indian geographical names, after their adoption by Anglo-American colonists, became unmeaning sounds.
Their original character was lost by their transfer to a foreign tongue. Skamania Co. was organized by the Washington Territorial Legislature on March 9, The name is an Indian word meaning "swift water" and was "probably applied to the troubled waters of the Columbia River." ["Origin of Washington Geographic Names", ] Cities * North Bonneville * Stevenson Census- Designated Communities.
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ORIGIN OF WASHINGTON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES [Continued from Volu",e XI, page ] l\IE1'OTOR, a former town three miles from Pataha in Garfield County. It was at one time a candidate for the county seat.
Known first as Rafferty's Ranch, the town was later named Belfast and in.Oregon Geographic Names is a compilation of the origin and meaning of place names in the U.S. state of Oregon, published by the Oregon Historical blackfin-boats.com book was originally published in It was compiled and edited by Lewis A.
blackfin-boats.com ofthe book is in its seventh edition, which was compiled and edited by Lewis L. McArthur (who died in ).Author: Lewis A. McArthur and Lewis L. McArthur (editors).An excerpt from From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame by Mark Monmonier.
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