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The California Indians; a source book. Compiled and edited by R.F. Heizer and M.A. Whipple.

; Whipple, Mary Anne, editor
2d ed., rev. and enl.. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1971.
ISBN 0520017706, 0520020316

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Other Authors Whipple, Mary Anne,
Subjects Antiquities.
California -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- California.
Indians of North America.
Description 619 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 583-609).
Summary A comprehensive survey of California Indian native cultures, discussing their origins, traditions, beliefs, daily life, struggles, and culture.
Contents General surveys : Elements of culture in native California / A.L. Kroeber -- The aboriginal population of Upper California / S.F. Cook -- A new ecological typology of the California Indians / R.L. Beals and J.A. Hester, Jr. -- Some regional aspects of native California / S.J. Jones -- California Indian physical types / E.W. Gifford -- Linguistic families of California / R.B. Dixon and A.L. Kroeber -- The history of native culture in California / A.L. Kroeber -- Archaeology : The western coast of North America / R.F. Heizer -- San Francisco Bay shellmounds / N.C. Nelson -- Culture sequences in Central California archaeology / R.K. Beardsley -- A suggested chronology for Southern California coastal archaeology / W.J. Wallace -- Antiquity of San Francisco Bay shellmounds / S.F. Cook -- Prehistory of Santa Barbara area / R.L. Olson -- Speculations on the prehistory of northwestern California / A.B. Elsasser and R.F. Heizer -- Rock art in California / Campbell Grant -- Historical accounts of native Californians -- The Colorado River Yumans in 1775 / Pedro Font -- The Chumash Indians of Santa Barbara / Pedro Fages -- The Yurok of Trinidad Bay, 1851 / Carl Meyer -- The lone woman of San Nicolas Island / Emma Hardacre -- Ishi, the last Yahi / T.T. Waterman -- Ethnology: material culture and economy : The food problem in California / A.L. Kroeber -- Californian balanophagy / E.W. Gifford -- Desert plant foods of the Coahuilla / David Prescott Barrows -- The value of insects to the California Indians / E.O. Essig -- California basketry and the Pomo / A.L. Kroeber -- Miwok houses / S.A. Barren and E.W. Gifford -- Fire-making of the Wintu Indians / George H.H. Redding -- Mines and quarries of the Indians of California / R.F. Heizer and A.E. Treganza -- Stone-flaking of the Klamath River Yurok / Paul Schumacher -- Ethnology: social culture : The tribe in California / A.L. Kroeber -- Miwok linages and the political unit in aboriginal California / E.W. Gifford -- Yurok national characteristics / A.L. Kroeber -- Yurok law and custom / A.L. Kroeber -- Modoc childhood / Verne F. Ray -- Mohave warfare / Kenneth M. Stewart -- War stories form two enemy tribes / Walter Goldschmidt, George Foster and Frank Essene -- Aboriginal California and Great Basin cartography / R.F. Heizer -- The world renewal cult of Northern California / A.L. Kroeber -- Yurok geographical concepts / T.T. Waterman -- Village shifts and tribal spreads in California prehistory / R.F. Heizer -- Principle local types of the Kuksu cult / A.L. Kroeber -- The 1870 ghost dance / Cora Du Bois -- Death and burial among the northern Maidu / Roland B. Dixon -- The Yokuts dance for the dead / Stephen Powers -- The mourning ceremony of the Miwok, 1906 / C. Hart Merriam -- Yurok shamanism / Robert Spott and A.L. Kroeber -- Hupa sorcery / William J. Wallace and Edith S. Taylor -- Migration and urbanization of the Indians of California / S.F. Cook -- Conflict between the California Indian and white civilization / S.F. Cook -- Number and condition of California Indians today / R.F. Heizer and M.A. Whipple.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)174893
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Heizer, Robert F. 1915-1979,
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