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The California Indians; a source book.

Author: Robert F Heizer; Mary Anne Whipple
Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2d ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive survey of California Indian native cultures, discussing their origins, traditions, beliefs, daily life, struggles, and culture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Heizer; Mary Anne Whipple
ISBN: 0520017706 9780520017702 0520020316 9780520020313
OCLC Number: 174893
Description: 619 pages illustrations 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Compiled and edited by R.F. Heizer and M.A. Whipple.

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A comprehensive survey of California Indian native cultures, discussing their origins, traditions, beliefs, daily life, struggles, and culture.

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