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S.S. native american groups

study guide for native american groups Yokuts,yorok, modoc,
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yokuts
lived in the central coastal area (San Joaquin Valley)
yokuts
some lived in pit homes built partly underground to protect them from hot or cold weather.
yokuts
burned parts of their land each year to keep the soil fertile
yokuts
main food came from hunting wild game and gathered acorns
yokuts
practised special care of their land to ensure a good supply of animals and plants
modoc
lived in the North East part of California
modoc
gathered pond lillies from lakes for food
modoc
made canoes by hollowing logs
modoc
hunted small animals with nets
modoc and yorok
fished and hunted
yorok
lived in the northwest part of California
yorok, chumash
expert boat builders
yorok
their food was nuts, acorns and berries from the forest
yorok
house built out of red wood trees
yorok
their wealth was shown by shells, property and jewelry
chumash
their main food came from fishing and hunting
chumash
made large light tomols
chumash
they carved items from stone, and painted pictures on rocks
chumash
lived on the coast
chumash
women took care of their children
chumash
women prepared food
chumash
women made baskets
chumash
the village was quite large up to 1,000 people