https://www.loc.gov/collections/california-first-person-narratives/articles-and-essays/early-california-history/first-peoples-of-california/

Thus, the early population of California bore little physical resemblance to the ... and the region's native peoples were even isolated from each other, tending to ...

http://www.ereferencedesk.com/resources/state-early-history/california.html

Learn about California early history and first inhabitants of California. ... 12,500 BP - Santa Barbara Channel Islands were settled; fire-reddened earth from more  ...

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/ca/intro.htm

Colombus' voyages to the "New World" were just the beginning of the intermingling of peoples and cultures that formed our nation; this rich and varied history is ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_California_before_1900

These groups included the early-arriving Hokan family (winding up in ... Coastal tribes were a major source of trading beads, ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_peoples_of_California

The indigenous peoples of California (known as Native Californians) are the indigenous .... Early Native Californians were hunter-gatherers, with seed collection becoming widespread around 9,000 BC. Due to the local abundance of food, ...

https://www.ducksters.com/geography/us_states/california_history.php

California has been inhabited for thousands of years. When Europeans first arrived there were a number of Native American tribes in the area including the ... In the early 1900s, many major motion picture companies set up shop in Hollywood, ...

http://www.laalmanac.com/history/hi05.htm

Map of Native Peoples in and Around Los Angeles County ... There were an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 Gabrieleño living in the region when the first ... Sadly, in contrast to long romanticized images of early California, the actual experience of ...

https://www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/history/us-history-i/the-new-world/western-hemispheres-first-inhabitants

Apart from the brief visit of the Scandinavians in the early eleventh century, the ... trade connections with tribes in what would become Mexico and California. ... to the Southwest tribes, early native peoples of the Great Plains were hunters, ...

https://www.britannica.com/topic/California-Indian

The peoples living in the California culture area at the time of first European contact in. ... By the early 21st century, many California Indians were not readily ...

https://www.britannica.com/place/California-state/History

Early in 1848 James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter from New Jersey, picked up nuggets ... The Compromise of 1850 did not settle the slavery issue in California.