Christopher Mansayon (Molalla)

Chris Mansayon, a native Molalla descendant, is a member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and staff librarian at Western Oregon University. He has a master of library science from Drexel University (2012) and bachelor of arts degree in history from Boise State (2010).

Author's Entries

  • Henry Yelkus (c. 1843–1913)

    Henry Yelkus (also spelled Yalkus, Yelkes, Yelkis, Yal-kus, and Yelcus), a member of the Molalla Tribe, lived at Dickey Prairie, southeast of present-day Molalla, Oregon. His father, Kil-ke, also known as Chief Yelkus (Yelkas), was one of three signatories of the May 6, 1851, land-cession treaty at Champoeg and …

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