ABANDONING THE BOATS. MARCH 23- APRIL 28, 1806 Kia Delacerna and Erick Patrick. MOUNTAIN QUAIL. First seen: April 7, 1806, near the mouth of the Multnomah River, Oregon.
MARCH 23- APRIL 28, 1806
Kia Delacerna and Erick Patrick
The Multnomah, a Chinookan band, lived on the upper end of Sauvie Island, which sits at the mouth of the Williamette (Multnomah to the Corps) River in present-day Oregon. They lived off plentiful fish, wappato roots, and berries found on the island.