Indian Life of the Yosemite Region: Miwok Material Culture

Type
Book
ISBN 10
093966612X 
ISBN 13
9780939666126 
Category
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Publication Year
1990 
Publisher
Pages
272 
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This Classic work on the Indians of the Yosemite area is based extensive field work undertaken by the authors shortly after 1900. Because the information provided was learned directly from the Miwok people, the book is both authoritative and thorough. Among the topics covered are :

-Dwellings and Structures
-Foods and Cooking
-Medicines and Useful Plants
-Hunting and Fishing
-Basketry and Jewelry
-Weapons and Tools
-Games and Toys

For anyone interested in the ways of the Yosemite Miwok, from toolmaking to hairstyles, from trading patterns to tattooing, there is no better source. Illustrated with maps, drawings. and seventy-six black and white plates. 
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