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An agency of the Office of Indian Affairs was established in 1857, named the Washington East of the Cascades Agency, for the Nez Perce and other Indian tribes of the area. In 1861, it was renamed the Nez Perce Agency and was responsible only for the Nez Perce Indians.  
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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
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[[Nez_Perce_Indians|Nez Perce]], [[Flathead_Indians|Flathead,]] [[Coeur_d'Alene_Indians|Coeur d'Alene,]] [[Cayuse_Indians|Cayuse]], Paloos, [[Spokane_Indians|Spokan]]<br>
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== History  ==
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An agency of the Office of Indian Affairs was established in 1857 at The Dalles, Oregon, on the Columbia River. It was named the [[Washington_East_of_the_Cascades_Indian_Agency|Washington East of the Cascades Agency]], and was responsible for the Nez Perce, Flathead, and Coeur d'Alene Indians. In 1858, the agency was moved to Walla Walla, Washington, and was responsible mainly for the Nez Perce, Cayuse, and Paloos. In 1861, it was renamed the Nez Perce Agency and was responsible only for the Nez Perce Indians<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 171, 194.</ref>.  
  
 
See [[Nez Perce Indian Agency (Idaho)|Nez Perce Indian Agency]].  
 
See [[Nez Perce Indian Agency (Idaho)|Nez Perce Indian Agency]].  
  
== References ==
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== Records  ==
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Any surviving records for this agency would be filed with those of the Nez Perce Agency and other successors.
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== References ==
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*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.<br>  
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*Hill, Edward E. (comp.). ''Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.<br>
*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>  
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*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
 
*''Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880''. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  
 
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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Nez Perce, Flathead, Coeur d'Alene, Cayuse, Paloos, Spokan

History

An agency of the Office of Indian Affairs was established in 1857 at The Dalles, Oregon, on the Columbia River. It was named the Washington East of the Cascades Agency, and was responsible for the Nez Perce, Flathead, and Coeur d'Alene Indians. In 1858, the agency was moved to Walla Walla, Washington, and was responsible mainly for the Nez Perce, Cayuse, and Paloos. In 1861, it was renamed the Nez Perce Agency and was responsible only for the Nez Perce Indians[1].

See Nez Perce Indian Agency.

Records

Any surviving records for this agency would be filed with those of the Nez Perce Agency and other successors.

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 171, 194.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.