TITLE

Esselen

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Mar2009, Issue 3, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Esselen, who belongs to the Indians of North America group of California.
ACCESSION #
59522087

Tags: ESSELEN Indians;  CALIFORNIA Indians

 

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