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- n. a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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This was got for me by Egan, the chief of the Snake River Piutes.
Oytes, one of the Snake River Piutes, a leading chief, had overtaken Egan, a sub-chief, and his band, and driven them back.
We went on to Camp Harney and got there two days afterwards, and found all the Bannocks and the Snake River Piutes there.
I, chief of the Snake River Piutes, stopped the agent by saying, 'I want to talk a little.'