- CHAPTER ONE: LANGUAGE, GENERAL CULTURE AND HISTORY. // Pomo Indians of California;1969, p7
This article focuses on the language and culture of the Pomo Indians. Pomo is not only divided into dialects but into what are actually separate languages. The languages are of great complexity and richness, conveying several meanings because of changes in inflection. Pomo Indians also have rich...
- Tongva Moon. // News from Native California;Winter2008/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p6
This article describes the historical view of the moon as seen by the Tongva/Gabrielino Indians of southern California. In prehistoric California the moon was used to create a calendar for the Indians as they observed its phases. Falling stars were called children of the moon and occasionally a...
- Preface. // Karuk, The Upriver People;1991, preceding p7
This section presents the preface of the book Karuk: The Upriver People. Points considered in the book include: the discoveries made by archaeologists about the prehistoric world of the Karuk and the middle course of the Klamath River in California which they inhabit; the Karuk's lifestyle and...
- California Indians. Lundgren, Julie K. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Feb2009, Issue 2, p18
Information about California Indians who live in the California Culture Area is presented. Their lifestyles vary depending on the habitats of their region and they speak about 100 dialects such as Uto-Aztecan. Without a need for farming, California Indians are used to hunt for food in their...
- American Indian panel: Halt downtown LA project. ADELMAN, JACOB // Native American Times;1/14/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p2
The article reports on the request of the California Native American Heritage Commission to suspend work on the Mexican-American cultural center LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes over concerns that Indian remains are being disturbed.
- STORIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Linsteadt, Sylvia // News from Native California;Fall2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p20
The article reviews the exhibition "California Indians: Making a Difference" at The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts in Sacramento, California which was curated by P. Christiaan Klieger and represents Californian Indian cultures from the past and in the present.
- calendar events. // News from Native California;Summer2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p45
A calendar of museums and events for California for 2007 is presented which includes the Augustan Society Library & Museum of Native American arts, the Native American Women's Creations Exhibition, and the 6th Annual Gathering of the Lodges.
- ECHOES FROM THE ROAD. Drummer, Marina // News from Native California;Summer2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p8
Relates a journey through the Indian Country in California. Challenges faced during the journey; Description of the land; Overview of the customs and traditions of the native people in the area.
- EUROPEAN CONTACT. Champagne, Duane; Castillo, Edward // Native America: Portrait of the Peoples;1994, p303
An encyclopedia entry about the contact of the native peoples of California with the Europeans in the state. The arrival of Europeans in the state led a clash between them and the native peoples due to different world views. Knowledge and understanding of such clash was surrounded by various...