The Miwok Indian tribe lived in northern and central California centuries ago. Some of their villages were located along the Cosumnes River and Calaveras River in the Sierra Nevada while other villages were located near ... More »

The Miwok tribes are indigenous to Northern California. Their total population is approximately 3,500 people. The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs recognizes 11 Miwok tribes. Some of the tribes use the spelling "Me... More »

Two fun facts about the California Valley Miwok Tribe are that Miwok children had their noses and ears pierced and the Miwok shaped clamshells into disks that they used as currency. The Miwok inhabited central California... More »

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The Hupa Indian tribe comes from California; the tribe considers itself one of California's oldest populations, settling long before American pioneers and trappers arrived in Southern California in 1828. The Hupa Indians... More »

The Miwok tribes are indigenous to Northern California. Their total population is approximately 3,500 people. The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs recognizes 11 Miwok tribes. Some of the tribes use the spelling "Me... More »

The Miwok tribe settled villages along the rivers and streams of the Sierra Nevada area as well as the western and southern areas of California's central valley. The Miwok people are categorized into four different ethni... More »

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The characteristics of American Indian pottery vary depending on the nation or tribe that produces it, but common themes include gracefully curving lines and geometric designs in natural pigments. Some pottery includes r... More »

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