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This title introduces readers to the Yokuts people. Text covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today. Table of contents, map, fun facts, timeline, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Book Reviews of yokut. 1. The book: "Yokuts and Paiute Songs and Culture," by Alfred Pietroforte What it's about: (From the Publisher) "Our nation's first folk songs were those of native inhabitants. This book attempts to resurrect the early remnants of Indian folk songs sung in California. An introduction to the history, social structure, customs, and present life of the Yokut Indians, a tribe in California. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.
Yokut $ ISBN: Dewey: LCC Number: EY75 Author: Barbara A Gray-Kanatiiosh Illustrator: Pages: 32 Age Group. The book was first published in , by author and Tulare County historian Frank F. Latta, and has since been reprinted four times. The text book is considered by many historians as the most accurate and thorough account of the lives of the Yokuts tribes.
Yokuts and Western Mono Myths, Volume 5 Anna Hadwick Gayton, Stanley Stewart Newman University of California Press, - Indians of North America - pages. Yokuts The Yokuts lived in tribes with their own villages and regions. Their homeland was the San Joaquin Valley and the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. They lived along rivers and streams, hunting and gathering food and supplies. Yokuts basketry was made .
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I recommend this book for anyone interested in Native American life in central California. We Natives consider it the ultimate "bible" of the Yokuts people.
I have 3 copies of this rare book including the 1st original printing. I continually use it as a reference book.5/5(6). Yokuts (Native Americans) Library Binding – Aug by Katie Lajiness (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding, Aug "Please retry" $ $ $ Author: Katie Lajiness.
Handbook of Yokuts Indians / by Hardcover – January 1, by Frank Forrest Latta (Author)5/5(6). The Handbook of Yokuts Indians, the classic reference text for scholars studying area Indians, as well as collectors, has been re-released with a whole new look.
Written 5/5. Written by Frank F. Latta and originally published inthe Handbook of the Yokuts Indians is considered by many historians and cultural anthropologists Yokuts book be the single most important work on the lives and culture of the more than 60 tribes that made up the Yokuts.
The book is the definitive reference on Yokuts Indians, said Chris Brewer, local historian, Exeter Sun columnist and publisher of the Cited by: Presents information about the Native American tribe known as Yokuts, describing their history, clothing, food, social roles, hunting customs, religious beliefs, and decline in the nineteenth century after encounters with European settlers.
This is a general ethnography of the Yokuts Indians of the San Joaquin Valley, California. Much Yokuts book the information collected by the author for this book was obtained from aged native informants Yokuts book remembered the old customs and traditions no longer in existence.
The following subjects are covered: tribal geography, the Yowlumne, trade, dress and communication, houses and housekeeping. The book Pasquala is about a brave girl who suffers because her dad and mom die.
Pasquala is a strong character because her uncle who adopts her isn't very kind to her. For example, he doesn't let her go to the mourning ceremony or be in the ceremony changing kids into adults/5(6).
Yokuts traditional narratives include myths, legends, tales, and oral histories preserved by the Yokuts people of the San Joaquin Valley and southern Sierra Nevada foothills of central California. Yokuts narratives constitute one of the most abundantly documented oral literatures in the state.
Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Yokuts Indians were originally considered a distinct linguistic family but have now been made a part of the large Penutian stock. Yokuts – The name for “person,” or “people,” in many of the dialects of the group.
Also called: Mariposan, a name derived from Mariposa County, and applied to the stock to which these people were originally assigned by Powell.
The Yokuts occupied a strip about miles long in the central San Joaquin valley and a smaller strip of the eastern foothills that rise along the southern half of the valley.
The Yokuts are sometimes divided into the Southern Valley Yokuts, the Northern Valley Yokuts, and the Foothill Yokuts. Some of his most important books, like California Indian Folklore () and Handbook of Yokuts Indians (), drew from his research on California Indians.
Latta also contextualized his interviews with local Indians by continuing his research of early California and San Joaquin Valley history.
Get this from a library. Yokut. [Barbara A Gray-Kanatiiosh; David Kanietakeron Fadden] -- An introduction to the history, social life and customs, and present life of the Yokut.
The Yokuts - By Ellen Gorelick, Director-Curator Emerita - Tulare Historical Museu. Before the white man settled in the San Joaquin Valley, this land, from the entire valley floor to the adjoining foothill belt, was home to the Native American people known as the Yokuts Indian Nation.
Summary: This title introduces readers to the Chickasaw people. Text covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today.
Yokutsan (also known as Yokuts and Mariposan) is an endangered language family spoken in the interior of Northern and Central California in and around the San Joaquin Valley by the Yokuts speakers of Yokutsan languages were severely affected by disease, missionaries, and the Gold descendants of Yokutsan-family speakers currently number in the thousands, most.
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The Yokuts origin myth depicts a world covered with water, which is transformed by the action of Eagle, who takes mud brought from the depths by an aquatic bird, mixes it. Yokuts living on the Santa Rosa Rancheria are less fortunate, with many unable to find anything more than seasonal employment as migrant workers.
Industrial Arts. The Valley Yokuts depended to a considerable extent upon tule as a raw material for baskets, cradles, mats for rafts and house coverings, and a variety of other items. This title introduces readers to the Yokuts people. Text covers traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more.
Also discussed is contact with Europeans, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today. Table of contents, map, fun facts.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Latta, Frank Forrest, Handbook of Yokuts Indians. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Bear State Books, ©1.
THE TACHI-YOKUTS, INDIANS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CA, THEIR LIVES, SONGS, & STORIES is now recommended for supplementary reading by .