Far West Culture Groups
The following is a representative sample of general locations and original names of tribes in the Far West region of North America.
Northwestern: Hupa, Shasta and Yurok
Northeastern: Achumawl, Atsugewl and Northern Paiute
Central: Miwok, Pomo and Yokuts
Southern: Cahuilla, Chumash and Kumeyaay
Eastern California: Washo, Owens Valley Paiute and Tubatulabal
Nevada: Washoe, Western Shoshone and Kawaiisu
Utah: Gosiute, Ute and Paiute
Central and eastern Oregon: Colville, Klamath, Umatilla and Walla Walla (Warm Springs)
Central and eastern Washington: Chelan, Spokane, Yakama and Kalispel
Northern Idaho: Nez Percé, Cayuse and Kalispel
Western Montana: Pend d'Oreille, Coeur d'Alene and Flathead (Kalispel)
See Indian Wars Time Table and Lewis and Clark Expedition.