Traditional Ecology in Native California
- 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...
- Sovereignty Defined. Frank, L. // News from Native California;Summer2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p13
Presents an article on observing the diversity of cultures and lifestyles of California Natives. Background on the natives; Efforts of the natives to survive; Characteristics of the natives.
- A Modern Old Journey. Siva, Ernest H. // News from Native California;Winter2008/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p17
This article describes how Bighorn Sheep Songs from the ancient southern California Serrano Indian Tribe were preserved for future generations. The author describes the significance of the songs and their ceremonial use. Parents would sing the songs to their children, but ceremonial singers were...
- 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...
- Hu'p Chonas (War Dance). Cummings, Claire Hope // News from Native California;Spring2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p4
Presents information on Hu'p Chonas, a war dance of the Winnemem Wintu tribe in California. Threat posed by the construction of Shasta Dam to the tribe in the late 1930s and early 1940s; Background on the tribe; Challenges facing tribal leaders; Importance of the war dance to Winnemem.
- INTRODUCTION. Dozier, Deborah // Heart is Fire: The World of the Cahuilla Indians of Southern Cal;1998, p11
The article offers information about the Cahuilla Indians in Southern California. The tribe settled in the area, which they later consider as their traditional home, a land that can be brutally hot or bitterly cold. Social patterns in prehistoric, historic, and modern Cahuilla culture are...
- Historic Ceremony Held at the San Gabriel Mission. Ramirez, Carol; Seidl, Joshua // News from Native California;Winter2006/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p35
The article discusses how the Gabrielino/Tongva San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians held the first fully inculturated mass inside the 235-year-old San Gabriel Mission, on June 24, 2006. It is believed it was the first time the sacred traditions were honored on par to Euro-American ceremonial...
- El cura doctrinero en la antigua jurisdicciÃ³n de la ciudad de Cali. Siglo XVIII. DinÃ¡micas y conflictos. Arenas, Héctor Cuevas // Revista Anuario de Historia Regional y de las Fronteras;ene-jun2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p27
Right after a brief contextualization of the Indians communities' emergence in the city, this article offers an interpretation of the doctrineros' work in 18th century Cali Indian towns, taking into account their mediating role between the interests and needs of the Indians and other...