In this neighborhood we shall leave him for the present. Mr. M'Kenzie, who conducted the third party from the Wallah-Wallah, navigated for several days up the south branch of the Columbia, named the Camoenum by the natives, but commonly called Lewis River, in honor of the first explorer.
Chipunnish, or Pierced-Nose Indians Their Character, Appearance, and Habits.-Thievish Habits. Laying Up of the Boats. Post at Pointed Heart and Spokan Rivers. M'Kenzie, His Route Up the Camoenum.-Bands of Travelling Indians. Expedition of Reed to the Caches. Adventures of Wandering Voyageurs and Trappers.