TITLE

The Costanoan-Rumsen Carmel Tribe

AUTHOR(S)
Cerda, Tony
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Gathering of Voices: The Native Peoples of the California Centra;2002, p210
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Costanoan-Rumsen Carmel Tribe in California. According to the author, the tribe's ancestors lived in the village of Echilat in 1775. He mentions that tribe has 18 treaties between local California Indians and the U.S. government that were negotiated in 1851-1852. He also discusses the main focus of the tribe is on community development, research, history, genealogy, and documentation for status clarification and its history reflects a desire to keep their culture despite various obstacles.
ACCESSION #
59685924

 

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