California Indian Resources at the American Philosophical Society
- Achumawi. // California Indians;1999, p2
Provides facts about the traditional way of life, population and language of Achumawi, one of the early California Indian groups that settled in the state's northeastern region.
- Yurok. // California Indians;1999, p50
Provides facts about the traditional way of life, population and language of Yurok, one of the early California Indian groups that settled in the state's northwestern region.
- San Francisco State Students Continue Year of Alcatraz Commemorations. Hogeland, Kim // News from Native California;Winter2010/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p34
This section reports on developments of interest to Native Americans of California. An exhibit "We Are Still Here" was unveiled by state university students and faculty and Native leaders in honor of the 40th anniversary of the occupation of the former federal prison on Alcataz Island by an...
- Yurok. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Sep2009, Issue 9, p50
Information on Yurok, the original inhabitants of the Pacific coastline in northern California, is presented.
- Chapter 6: NEIGHBORS OF THE WINTUN. // Wintun Indians of Califorina;1977, p69
Chapter 6 of the book The Wintun Indians of California is presented. It offers information on the neighbors of the Wintu Indians of California. Shastan-speaking peoples comprised a diverse group in the large Hokan language family. Among them, the Shasta, New River Shasta, Okwanuchu and Achomawi...
- Yurok Aristocracy and "Great Houses." Pilling, Arnold R. // American Indian Quarterly;Fall1989, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p421
Explores the traditional society of the Yurok Indians in California from an aristocrat perspective. Background on the North American Indian social stratification; Use of oral and visual symbols to place a person within the Indian society; Concerns of Yurok aristocrats.
- YUROK MYTHS AND TRADITIONS PRESERVED, CELEBRATED ABUNDANCE. ROBERTS, RUTH KELLETT // Humboldt Historian;Fall1998, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p4
An essay is presented concerning the traditions of the Yurok Indians in Humboldt County, California. The article states that the essay was part of an unpublished manuscript by Humboldt County historian Peter Palmquist. The essay discusses the significance of the Yuroks to the Klamath River,...
- big times/little times. Hogeland, Kim // News from Native California;Summer2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p35
This article briefly presents news items relevant to Native Americans from California. The death of Yurok tribal elder Aileen Figueroa is noted. The receipt of a U.S. Surgeon General Champion's Award by Native American Health Center of Oakland, California is described. Grants from the U.S....
- On the Origins of California Tribal Names. Hinton, Leanne // Flutes of Fire: Essays on California Indian Languages;1994, p157
The article discusses the origin of tribal names in California. It explains the meaning of the native terms including karuk which refers to people and achumawi which pertains to river people. It states that a number of tribal names were given by the Spanish including Costanoan which means coast...