- The Esselen Tribe of Monterey County. Nason, Tom Little Bear // Gathering of Voices: The Native Peoples of the California Centra;2002, p212
The article provides information on the Esselen tribe of Monterey County in California. According to the authors, the important function of the Esselen tribe in the Native world was the keeper of the Western Gate, known as the Window to the West. They mention that the Esselen tribe was the first...
- CHAPTER 5: THE ESSELEN. Brusa, Betty War // Salinan Indians of California;1975, p59
This chapter presents information on the Esselen Indians. The Esselen were among the least populous of California Indians. Their number has been estimated at from 500 to 1,000, the count of 500 probably being the more accurate. Their territory comprised the upper watershed of the Carmel River...
- LEARNING HOW TO FISH. Miranda, Deborah A. // News from Native California;Winter2008/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p13
This article describes how a program begun by Leanne Hinton of the University of California, Berkeley, inspired a Native American woman to preserve the language of her southern California tribe after attending Breath of Life conferences and mentoring with David Shaul. Hinton used an analogy...
- Appendix: The Esselen Vocabulary. Brusa, Betty War // Salinan Indians of California;1975, p80
Presents an appendix of the vocabulary of the Esselen Indians of California.
- The Esselen Refuge Response to Spanish Intrusion. Breschini, Gary S.; Haversat, Trudy // Gathering of Voices: The Native Peoples of the California Centra;2002, p37
The article discusses the conquest of the Esselen Tribe in California by the Spanish. According to the authors, the northwestern subgroup of the Esselen, called the Excelen, were the first to be conquered by Spanish which resulted to a number of fatalities and removal of their children to the...
- The Esselen Indians of the Big Sur Country. Brennan, John Polomo // News from Native California;Summer2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p15
Reviews the book "The Esselen Indians of the Big Sur Country," by Gary S. Breschini and Trudy Haversat.
- Profile: Isabel Meadows. // Gathering of Voices: The Native Peoples of the California Centra;2002, p14
The article features Isabel Meadows, who belongs to the Rumsien and Esselen ancestry in California. Meadows has provided various information on linguistic, ethnography and history of Indian tribes to linguist and ethnographer John P. Harrington. She shares her sentiment with the government for...
- The Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen Nation of Monterey, California: Dispossession, Federal Neglect, and the Bitter Irony of the Federal Acknowledgment Process. Laverty, Philip // Wicazo Sa Review;Fall2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p41
Presents a sketch of the Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen Indian tribe of Monterey County, California. Progress of campaigns for official recognition of the tribe's status; History of junctures between federal action and acknowledgement of the community by the government; Implication of the history of...
- Esselen. // California Indians;1999, p15
Features facts about the traditional way of life, population and language of Esselen, one of the early California Indian groups that settled in the state's central coast.