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Title:
Native Americans of California
Author:
Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-
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Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the cultural practices, religious beliefs, interaction with European settlers, and current lives of some of the native peoples of southern California, including the Ohlone, Yokuts, and Monache people.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: The first Californians -- Tribes of California -- Village life in southern California -- A land of plenty -- Spirits and healing -- Clash of cultures -- Living in the USA.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.4 5.0 69932.
ISBN:
9781590180884
Format :
Book

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Native American tribes once inhabited the vast reaches of Southern California from the oceans to the deserts to the mountains. Native Americans of California explores the history of these tribes, their culture, survival techniques, and status in the modern world.


Author Notes

Stuart A. Kallen has written more than 250 nonfiction books for children and young adults. His books have covered countless aspects of human history, culture, and science from the building of the pyramids to the music of the twenty-first century.

(Bowker Author Biography)