Letter, 1884 July 14 : Colville Indian [Reservation], to H. Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Washington, D.C. (page 1)

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Letter from Waters (U.S. Indian Agent) to H. Price requesting a solution to the Spokane tribal members who have not relocated to a reservation (page 1)

Traditional Knowledge: 

Original Territory

The Spokane Falls were the homeland of the Snxwmene who are known as the Middle Spokanes. It was a place where tribes came to fish, trade, and socialize. The traditional territories of the Spokane was greatly dimished from nearly 3 million acres to 154,000 acres by the time of this document. This letter demonstrates the opposition they faced trying to maintain their cultural and life ways at the Falls.