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n. pl. Umatilla or U·ma·til·las
1. A member of a Native American people of northeast Oregon.
2. The dialect of Sahaptin spoken by the Umatilla.
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Departure From Snake River- Mountains to the North.- Wayworn Travellers- An Increase of the Dorion Family.- A Camp of Shoshonies.-A New-Year Festival Among the Snakes.-A Wintry March Through the Mountains.-A Sunny Prospect, and Milder Climate.- Indian Horse-Tracks.- Grassy Valleys.- A Camp of Sciatogas.- Joy of the Travellers.-Dangers of Abundance.-Habits of the Sciatogas.- Fate of Carriere.- The Umatilla.- Arrival at the Banks of the Columbia.-Tidings of the Scattered Members of the Expedition.- Scenery on the Columbia.- Tidings of Astoria- Arrival at the Falls.
The river on the banks of which they were encamped, emptied into the Columbia, was called by the natives the Eu-o-tal-la, or Umatilla, and abounded with beaver.
Their lodges were well stored with dried salmon, and they had great quantities of fresh salmon trout of an excellent flavor, taken at the mouth of the Umatilla; of which the travellers obtained a most acceptable supply.
Next he engaged passage on the steamship Umatilla, sailing for Seattle and Puget Sound ports at daylight.
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Umatilla Dace (Rhinichthys umatilla) were first described in the Columbia River near the town of Umatilla, Oregon (Gilbert and Everman 1894).