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valley of the Yokuts by Harold F. Hughes

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Published by Lymanhouse in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English



  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.),
  • Fresno County (Calif.)


  • Yokuts Indians -- Fiction.,
  • San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) -- Fiction.,
  • Fresno County (Calif.) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Harold F. Hughes. A story of the San Joaquin Valley and early Fresno.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H87325 Val
The Physical Object
Paginationxi p., 1 l.,144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6412093M
LC Control Number40036109

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This is a general ethnography of the Yokuts Indians of the San Joaquin Valley, California. Much of the information collected by the author for this book was obtained from aged native informants who remembered the old customs and traditions no longer in existence. The following subjects are covered: tribal geography, the Yowlumne, trade, dress and communication, houses and housekeeping. Defying the Odds examines the history of theTule River Tribe, a constituency of 1, members descended from the Southern Valley Yokuts Indians of California's Great Central Valley. This innovative book presents the first-ever study of a California tribe's political survival and transformation under American rule - from California statehood through the current Indian gaming era. Santa Cruz, California: Bear State Books, © Edition/Format: Print book: English: Second edition, revised and enlargedView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Yokuts Indians. Indians of North America -- California -- History. California -- History. View all subjects; More like. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.. Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records Wallace, William James Title: Northern Valley Yokuts Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. California. Vol. 8, edited by Robert F. Hei.

1. THE TACHI-YOKUTS, INDIANS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA, THEIR LIVES, SONGS, & STORIES is now recommended for supplementary reading by the Social-Science Committee of the State Department of Education. This entertaining & informative book is the result of materials gathered in by author Marjorie W. Cummins. 2. HOW COYOTE STOLE THE SUN, by the same author, (ISBN ) is a book. The Yokut lived in California in the San Joaquin Valley and along the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada ing to Evelyn Wolfson: "A species of bullrush, called tule, filled the marshland and supplied the Yokut with material for covering their houses, making clothes, and weaving rich food resources of the area allowed them to build large, permanent villages near the. The Southern Valley Yokuts first encountered Europeans in when Spanish missionaries penetrated the region. Owing to the remoteness and inaccessibility of the region, however, both they and the Foothills Yokuts were spared intensive contact until the s when Mexican settlers began to . Yokuts lived in cone shaped homes and half circle shaped houses. The Yokuts also built Ramada. A Ramada had a roof made of brush, but no walls. It provides shade while the Yokuts people work. Every Yokut village has a sweat house. Each sweat house is about 18 ft. across and 8 ft. tall. The Yokuts built their houses out of tule.

  Yokuts Book, yok Publisher University of California Publications Collection longnow; rosettaproject Digitizing sponsor The Long Now Foundation Contributor The Long Now Foundation Language English. Addeddate Identifier rosettaproject_yok_book-1 Identifier-ark ark://t8gf16k09 Ocr. Historical background: Yokuts is a term referring to a large number of peoples of the Central Valley of California and the Sierra foothills, all of whom spoke similar languages. The Spanish encountered the Yokuts very early in their land explorations, at least as early as the s, but the Yokuts began to join the missions around The book is the definitive reference on Yokuts Indians, said Chris Brewer, local historian, Exeter Sun columnist and publisher of the Handbook. It lives up to the name Handbook, and is the only major reference source on s: 7. Handbook of Yokuts Indians Handbook of the Yokuts Written by Frank F. Latta and originally published in , the Handbook of the Yokuts Indians is considered by many historians and cultural anthropologists to be the single most important work on the lives .