Kuitsh Tribe

Kuitsh Indians. A small Yakonan tribe formerly living on lower Umpqua river, western Oregon.  A few survivors are on the Siletz Reservation. According to Dorsey the former villages of the Kuitsh were Tsalila, Misun, Takhaiya, Chukhuiyathl, Chukukh, Thukhita, Tsunakthimittha, Ntsiyamis, Khuwaihus, Skakhaus, Chupichnushkuch, Kaiyuwuntsunitthai, Tsiakhaus, Piauiyunitthai, Tsetthim, Wuituthlaa, Paiuiyunitthi, Tsetthim, Wuituthlas, Chitlatmus, Kuilitsh, Tkimeye, Mikulitsh and Kthae.

Kuitsh, Yakonan,

Siletz Reservation,

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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