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Native Peoples of California (North American Indian Nations) by Linda Lowery

By Linda Lowery

California is a land of various landscapes, climates, and cultures. ahead of Europeans arrived in North the USA, greater than twenty self reliant American Indian teams lived during this sector. Their cultures have been as various because the parts they referred to as domestic. alongside the coast, within the mountains, and within the wilderness, those international locations constructed methods of existence formed via their atmosphere.

• each fall, the Miwok accumulated acorns for meals. They held a distinct pageant to have fun the harvest.

• The Cahuilla held chook music ceremonies that lasted for days.

Birds are acknowledged to inform the people's historical past via their making a song.

• The Yurok used mollusk shells referred to as dentalia as funds.

Many twenty-first century American Indians nonetheless name California domestic. discover what those international locations have in universal and what makes each one of them unique.

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