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California Indians

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The American Indian : Yesterday Today and Tomorrow a Handbook for Educators

American Indians As Cowboys
by Clifford E. Trafzer

The Art of the Shaman: Rock Art of California
by David S. Whitley
Listed under Rock Art

Back in the Beforetime: Tales of the California Indians
by Jane Louise Curry, James Watts (Illustrator)

Before California: An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabitants
by Brian M. Fagan

California's Native American Tribes, No. 16 : Western and N.E. Pomo Tribe
Mary E. Boule
Listed under Pomo Indians

Bibliography of the Indians of San Diego County
by Phillip M. White, Stephen D. Fitt

California Indian Country : The Land and the People
by Dolan H Eargle

The California Indians : A Source Book
by Robert Fleming Heizer (Editor)

Californias Indians and the Gold Rush
by Clifford E. Trafzer

The Cave Paintings of Baja California : Discovering the Great Murals of an Unknown People (Sunbelt Natural History Books)
by Harry W. Crosby

The Destruction of California Indians : A Collection of Documents from the Period 1847 to 1865 in Which Are Described Some of the Things That Happened
by Robert Fleming Heizer (Editor), Albert L. Hurtado (Designer)
(Paperback - April 1993)

Digger : The Tragic Fate of the California Indians from the Missions to the Gold Rush
by Jerry Stanley

Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of 1851 Which Led to That Event
by Lafayette Houghton, Bunnell

"Exterminate Them": Written Accounts of the Murder, Rape, and Slavery of Native Americans During the California Gold Rush, 1848-1868
by Clifford E. Trafzer (Editor), Joel R. Hyer (Editor)

Flutes of Fire: The Indian Languages of California
by Leanne Hinton

Gabrielino a Southern California Indian Tribe
by Bruce W. Miller

Great Indians of California
by Harry Knill (Editor), Mariano Vallejo

Handbook of the Indians of California
by Alfred Louis Kroeber

The Heart Is Fire: The World of the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California
by Deborah Dozier
Listed under Cahuilla Indians

In the Land of the Grasshopper Song : Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908-09
by Mary Ellicott Arnold
Two schoolteachers in Humboldt & Siskiyou Counties of northern California.

Indian Painting : A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection
by Pratapaditya Pal
ASIN: 0810934655
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Indian Survival on the California Frontier (Yale Western Americana Series, No 35)
by Albert L. Hurtado
Looks at the Indians who survived the invasion of white settlers during the nineteenth century and integrated their lives into white society while managing to maintain their own culture. 
Hardcover: 246 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 9.54 x 6.38 
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr; (October 1988)
ISBN: 0300041470 

Indians and Indian Agents : The Origins of the Reservation System in California, 1849-1852
by George Harwood Phillips
ASIN: 0806129042
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Indians and Intruders in Central California, 1769-1849 (The Civilization of the American Indian Series, Vol 207)
by George Harwood Phillips
ASIN: 0806124466
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Indians, Franciscans, and Spanish Colonization : The Impact of the Mission System on California Indians
by Robert H. Jackson, Edward Castillo
Book Description:
This ethnohistory examines Indian life in the twenty-one missions Franciscans established in Alta California. In describing how the missions functioned between 1769 and 1848, the authors draw on previously unused sources to analyze change and continuity in Indian material culture and religious practices. The twin goals of Franciscans were to mold Indians into a work force that would produce surplus grain for military garrisons and to regulate their moral conduct and religious practices. 
The authors use production records to show the missions were quite effective in serving the economic goals of Spanish colonialism on the Alta California frontier. Even after Mexican independence when the Church's role diminished, Indian labor continued as a mainstay of much local, seasonal work. 

The special concern of this study is to assess efforts to transform the culture and world view of Indians. Acculturation to mission life by California's native peoples is carefully assessed to delineate how they coped, their history of disease and death, and their efforts at resistance and cultural survival, especially following decrees issued in 1833 that secularized missions.

Indians of California: The Changing Image
by James J. Rawls
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.97 x 9.01 x 5.92 
Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Trd); Reprint edition (September 1986)
ISBN: 0806120207 

The Indians of Southern California in 1852 : The B.D. Wilson Report and a Selection of Contemporary Comment
by Benjamin Davis Wilson, John Walton Caughey (Editor), Albert L. Hurtado
Paperback: 154 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.46 x 7.95 x 5.31 
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr;
ISBN: 0803297769 

Native Americans of California and Nevada
by Jack D. Forbes

The Natural World of the California Indians
by Robert Fleming, Heizer, Albert B. Elsasser

The Ohlone of California (The Library of Native Americans)
by Jack S. Williams (Library Binding)

River of Sorrows: Life History of the Maidu-Nisenan Indians
by Richard, Burrill, Dalbert Castro (Illustrator)
(Paperback - October 1988)

Stone Age Spear and Arrow Points of California and the Great Basin
by Noel D. Justice

Surviving Through the Days: Translations of Native California Stories and Songs
by Herbert W. Luthin (Editor)

Tradition and Innovation: A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area
by Craig D. Bates, Martha J. Lee
(Hardcover - December 1991)

Two Bear Cubs: A Miwok Legend from California's Yosemite Valley
by Robert D. San Souci, Daniel San Souci (Illustrator)

The Way We Lived: California Indian Stories, Songs & Reminiscences
by Malcolm Margolin (Editor)

When the Great Spirit Died: The Destruction of the California Indians, 1850-1860
by William B. Secrest

Creation of a California Tribe: Grandfather's Maidu Indian Tales
by Clifford E. Trafzer, Lee Ann Smith-Trafzer
Paperback: 45 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.25 x 8.25 x 8.75
Publisher: Sierra Oaks Pub Co; (March 1992)
ASIN: 094011318X
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The Indians of California (American Indians)
by Time-Life Books, Christie
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Memory and Imagination: The Legacy of Maidu Indian Artist Frank Day
by Rebecca J. Dobkins, et al
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