Category: Local Natives

Port Orford Jakie and His Friend Whiskers

Years ago, Port Orford old timers told of an Indian who paddled his canoe on Garrison Lake in the latter 1800’s. He was known as Port Orford Jakie….

Indian Version of Battle Rock

This article appeared, May 26, 1932, in the Myrtle Point Herald, prior to the Rogue River bridge dedication. Elwood (Woody) Towner was Rogue River Tu-Tu-Ni/Mackanotin and a member…

Salmon Bake

Annual Tseriadun Native Salmon Bake And Honor Ceremony

Tseriadun Native Salmon Bake and Honor Ceremony is an annual, living history event that honors the indigenous people of our area. The US Army fort at Port Orford…