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. Active fun things to do in San Diego to learn about Kumeyaay Indians, Kumeyaay artifacts vintage historical photos pictures, relics history and culture of Southern California Native Americans, local Indigenous Indian tribes, detailed information on the Kumeyaay peoples of San Diego County and Native American tribes of California.

, Native American Indian Art Artists photographs, biographies, pictures, movies - modern and traditional arts and crafts, entertainment - including Native American online art galleries featuring creative Native illustrators, painters, sculptures, musicians, photography, writers, storytellers, traditional storytelling, Southern California indigenous plants, artifacts and history.

Kumeyaay Documentaries
KUMEYAAY DOCUMENTARIES Indigenous peoples of California Native American
Indian documentary series features the Kumeyaay traditional coiled basketry of the SAN JOSE DE LA ZORRA Kumeyaay Indian village, Baja California, Mexico. Also, the Kumeyaay-Paipai traditional clay pottery and basketweavers of SANTA CATARINA Indigenous community, Baja California, Mexico. And the Kumiai Indians of SAN ANTONIO NECUA and JUNTAS DE NEJI. KUMEYAAY.INFO showcases the professional photography and journalistic documentation virtual tours of village inhabitants Indigenous lifestyles in the tribal ejidos of Baja, environmental portraits, habitations and pictures of their traditional California Native American arts and crafts. Los indios indígenas de las fotos documentales de la forma de vida del photojournalism de México representan películas.

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CALIFORNIA INDIAN BASKET MUSEUMS Kumeyaay basketry, basket makers, basket weaving photos pictures
. Large antique artifacts relics and contemporary California Indian basket so-called mission baskets sections featuring private historical basket collections and the Indigenous Southern California basket artists of San Diego and northern Baja California, Mexico, including Indigenous lifestyle documentaries and information to buy and sell fine Native American California basketry.

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
"Our Lives" KUMEYAAY NATION photos documentation, includes pictures of the Smithsonian's Kumeyaay Nation exhibits featuring the Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians and their Golden Acorn Casino enterprise, photographed documented, March, 2005.

Storytellers Pictures
Native American California Indian Stories STORYTELLERS
featuring the Samuel Brown Kumeyaay stories of the Brown-Curo family of Barona and Viejas, including a 1960s audio recording of a Kumeyaay elder woman storyteller, and links to many Native American stories, the legends anecdotes fables tales myths mythology of the California Native American Indians of North America.

Socially-significant documentary work with a focus on California tribal TANF programs in San Diego County and California Indian Education.

LOS COYOTES NEWSMAKER www.kumeyaay.info
From US government military and law enforcement contracts to off-reservation casino plans with the City of Barstow, the Los Coyotes band is in the news...beautiful tribal landscape pano photography.

— This California Indian Education study guide explores the history of tribal law and home rule in America, including the U.S. Constitution and key U.S. Supreme Court rulings that provide legal framework for tribal sovereignty in America.

Kumeyaay Nation HISTORICAL pictures photos photographs pics images
private family albums old historic vintage photographs digitally restored dated captioned. The Native Californians survived European immigration: The Spanish Period, Mexican Period, American Period, smallpox and malaria epidemics caused by white immigrant diseases, the California gold rush, Mission Periods, US Government genocide, and the racism.

The historic California Gold Rush 1848-1855 is paramount to Native American Indian history in present-day California
— it was estimated that some 300,000 immigrants poured into California during this seven-year period.
At the time of the gold rush, 1848, Indians in California outnumbered whites by 10 to one — can you imagine that — walking out of your house today and hiking to your favorite park or beach in an 1848 California countryside?

Extensive still pictures of modern Kumeyaay people in greater San Diego County Southern California Indian lifestyle events archives.

PROFESSIONAL POW WOW PHOTOGRAPHY -- Over top 100 best professional big large high resolution photographs of the 16th Annual Sycuan Pow Wow featuring Yuman bird singing and Yuman bird dancing
, top professional pow-wow dancers exhibiting tribal face paint cultural regalia from across the USA, Canada, northern Baja California, Mexico, include the Diegueno Diegueño Kumeyaay Kumiai, Mohave, Quechan, Cocopah Cucapa, Cahuilla, Pai Pai Paipai, Ipai Tipai, Hualapai, Kiliwa, Havasupai, Maricopa, Yavapai, Juaneño Juaneno and Luiseño Luiseno Indians of the southwest United States of America.

California Indian Music
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INDIAN MUSIC Kumeyaay Bird Singing, gourd rattle photos
, Bird Songs, Eagle Bird Dancing, professional picture portfolios of Native American dancers in Powwow regalias, traditional Kumeyaay and Cocopah Indians gourd rattles, photos and free on-line movies Bird Dancing, Bird Singing Powwow DVDs, aboriginal elderberry flute Diegueno flute music audio recordings.

, Native American weaponry, pictures old and modern traditional arts and crafts, including Native California Indian war clubs, Southern California Indigenous primitive weaponry, Cocopah Cucapa Indians artifacts for an American Indian museum experience.

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INDIGENOUS PLANTS of Southern California Ethnobotany Plant Guide
and professional pictures gallery of the plants and herbs used by indigenous Native American California Indian tribes of southwestern Southern California, including northern Calif and north west Baja California, Mexico Indians. Kumeyaay Native plant guide features California white sage used in ceremony, yucca used for fiber and lotions, buckwheat used for medicinal teas, natural juncus uses for California Indian basketweaving.

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NATIVE AMERICAN ROCK ART SERIES ancient pictographs petroglyphs cave art pictures
rock sculptures of the Yuman Indigenous peoples of California pictrographs. Professional fotos of Kumeyaay Kumiai rock paintings hundreds and thousands of years old in Southern California and northern Baja California, Mexico.

-- The pictures and writing in this section are parts of Paul Campbell's newest book (unreleased), EARTH PIGMENTS AND PAINT: MEANING AND TECHNOLOGY. His fully-researched book will include all facets of Native California pigments and paint, including physical, social, spiritual — in great detail — and will reveal how the Indians turned yellow pigment red, and about how they made blue from white gypsum and black charcoal, and it will give many other recipes for Indian paint. The book will also discuss the origin of CAVE ART in California, and the latest atomic accelerator testing of the ancient pigments used by the California Indians.

features deep field and museum research, photography and captions as published in SURVIVAL SKILLS OF NATIVE CALIFORNIA, by Paul D. Campbell. Paul's book features living Native American California Indigenous people of the greater San Diego area, and details their traditional hunting, weapons and aboriginal California Indian survival methods.

Historical Maps
highlight Kumeyaay points of history, the arrival of the Spanish, the Spanish expansion into Kumeyaay Indigenous territory, the Kumeyaay wars with the Spanish and Mexican invaders to regain their Indigenous tribal lands and stop abusive aggression, the Treaty of Santa Ysabel, the California Genocide and California Mission periods, including the current Kumeyaay bands of Native American Indians in Southern California and northern Mexico.

Pottery Photos
KUMEYAAY POTTERY ART OLLAS of California Yuman Indians
features the modern California Indian Kumeyaay Pai Pai pottery art of the Yuman Indians of Southern California, Arizona, Mexico. KUMEYAAY.INFO's extensive photographic documentation of Native American pottery artist includes online picture catalogs of their traditional and contemporary clay pottery, including environmental portraits and biographies of the Native pottery artists. KUMEYAAY.INFO is currently building large, captioned photographic collections of rare and old antique ancient pottery artifacts for its on-line Indigenous Peoples of California Pottery Museum.

Art Gallery
CALIFORNIA INDIAN ART GALLERY, Native American Indian Artists
, portfolios, directory guild. The Kumeyaay Information Village Website established its Indigenous Peoples of California Indian Art Gallery to showcase talented Native American Indian artists, California Indian artists, and their creative artists portfolios.

DIEGUENO-LUISENO Kumeyaay-style 'ewaa ancient house or kicha Indian shelter of aboriginal Southern California Indians photos and DVD movie documentary
from planning to completion, professionally photographed and video to cultural movie DVD project, written and produced by Shumup Ko Hup and KUMEYAAY.INFO as a special multimedia cultural project in collaboration with the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

CALIFORNIA INDIAN FIESTA in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park picture documentation
, featuring authentic Native museum displays and a virtual who's who of professional working California Indian storytellers, artists, cultural singers tribal dancers, famous Indigenous artists: masterpiece basketry basket weavers, master pottery makers, gourd art artists, ribbon dresses ribbon shirts makers -- modern-day California Indian artifacts and of museum quality for sale and display by tribal artists of the Kumeyaay, Cocopah Cucapa, Juaneño, Diegueño, Yuman, Maricopa, Serrano, Mission, Cahuilla, Pai Pai, Quechan Colorado River area, Ipai Indians of the greater Southern California area including Arizona, Baja California. Professional photo gallery includes audio recordings of Kumeyaay elder Jane Dumas (Jamul Indian Village) speaking in Kumeyaay language and translating it into English, Indian stories, Native singing.

COCOPAH CUCAPA documentary
Indigenous artists, lifestyle, ethnographic arts and crafts, Native dyes body face paint tribal tattoos, Cocopah singing audio, aboriginal weaponry, Native clothing, El Mayor Colorado River Delta Region Baja California, Mexico, with personal notes from a young Cocopah woman.

NATIVE AMERICAN Indigenous artists fine art cultural posters for sale
the webmaster produced a series of 48-inch fine art posters of his photojournalistic documentary series on the California tribal peoples of North America.

Geronimo Study Resource
, a collection of professionally restored photographs, extended captions, and historical writings.

HISTORICAL RESEARCH WEB PORTAL American Indian Schools, circa 1850-2011...
"Kill the Indian, save the man," Capt. Richard Henry Pratt, circa 1880,Founder and long-time Superintendent of the Carlisle Indian school system.

Native American Dolls
KUMEYAAY DOLLS On-Line Museum Photos Pictures Native American California Indians Traditional Dolls
. Indigenous California Indians Dolls of Diegueño, Kumeyaay, Quechan...

of the Diegueño Kumeyaay artifacts Kumiai, and Cahuilla, Cupeño Cupeno, Gabrielino, Juaneño Juaneno, Luiseño Luiseno Native American tribes of Southern California and northern Mexico. Authentic relics ancient old antique Indian arrowheads, baskets, pots, paviut wands staffs, rabbit sticks.

Please visit the KUMEYAAY RESEARCH DEPARTMENT and the CALIFORNIA INDIANS RESEARCH DEPARTMENT for a gold mine of top research links to the best Native American websites about aboriginal California Native cultures, histories, languages, tribes, reservations, statistics, including directory listing of how to contact the California Indian reservations tribal offices.


Online MOVIES Video Film DVD:

KI Kumeyaay Indian MOVIES
variety of free Native American MOVIES FILMS VIDEOS original Native American theme multimedia content online including PSA pictorial California Indian Native singing Indian powwow dancing conference historical speech elderberry flute music playing traditional Kumeyaay fiesta Kumiai Indino documental pelicula.

California Indian BOOKS:

Native American Library BOOKS
A wide variety of books on the aboriginal Native American Indians indigenous to the Southern California, southwestern Arizona, and northwest Baja California, Mexico indigenous tribes of North America. Includes top 10 best books written about the Diegueno Kumeyaay Nation.


• Virtual Museum kumeyaay.com WEBSITE kumeyaay.com
Read about each Kumeyaay artifact and discover its significance to the Kumeyaay People. Museums about Kumeyaay Indians artifacts to discover their significance to the Kumeyaay People.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology WEBSITE hearstmuseum.berkley.edu:

The Early Ethnography of the Kumeyaay reprints the pioneering research of three anthropologists of the early part of the 20th century - Thomas T. Waterman, Leslie Spier, and Edward W. Gifford.

• University of San Diego USD Library Resources Related to Native American Issues WEBSITE sandiego.edu. Library of Congress, how to do a SALLY search that works:

USD's online library catalog contains records for every Native American book, microfiche, movie, or CD-ROM on campus.

SALLY is the starting point for research on Native American languages, culture, history, anthropology, census data, literature, religions, and statistics.

The legal status of Native Americans and the policies and laws applied by the United States government to Native American citizens are exhaustively covered and every treaty between the Indian Nations and the United States can be found at USD's Legal Research Center.

Library of Congress, how to do a SALLY search:

• Records for every Native American book, microfiche, movie, or CD-ROM on campus.

• Research on Native American languages, culture, history, anthropology, census data, literature, religions, and statistics.

See the KUMEYAAY.INFO San Diego Museums page for information on:

Historical Kumeyaay artifacts historical San Diego Native American artifacts.

Archives of major collections of organized historical Kumeyaay Indians historical photos pictures.

Major large collections and exhibitions of historical Kumeyaay artifacts, California Native American artifacts.

Large cataloged historical Kumeyaay historical photographic collections archives, such as the Edward Harvey Davis Photo Gallery Pictures PHOTOS.

Active fun things to do in San Diego Southern California to learn about the Kumeyaay Indigenous peoples of San Diego County.

Nature Walks, guided tours through a variety of terrains to learn about Indian uses for plants in this area rich in Kumeyaay history.

Shapes and Uses of California Indian Basketry.

YUMAN INDIAN TRIBE HISTORY accessgenealogy.com:

  • YUMAN Family -- An important linguistic family whose tribes before being gathered on reservations occupied an extensive territory in the extreme south west portion of the United States and north Lower California, including much of the valley of Colorado River, the lower valley of the Gila, and all of extreme south California....



  • MARICOPA -- An important Yuman tribe which since early in the 19th century has lived with and below the Pima and from about lat. 35° to the mouth of Rio Gila, south Arizona. In 1775, according to Garcés, their rancherias extended about 40 miles along the Gila from about the month of the Hassayampa to the Aguas Calientes, although Garcés adds that "some of them are found farther down river." They call themselves Pipatsje, 'people,' Maricopa being their Pima name....


COCOPA INDIAN TRIBE HISTORY accessgenealogy.com:

  • COCOPA (ko'-ko-pa). A division of the Yuman family which in 1604-05 lived in nine rancherias on the Rio Colorado, five leagues above its mouth...According to Heintzelman, in 1856, the tribe was formerly strong in numbers and could muster 300 warriors; their total number was estimated by Fray Francisco Garcés in 1775-76 at 3,000, but there are now only 800 in north Lower California, in the valley of the Rio Colorado. The Cocopa were reputed to be less hostile than the Yuma or the Mohave, who frequently raided their villages; nevertheless they were sufficiently war-like to retaliate when necessary....



  • COCHIMI (ko-chi-mi') -- A term originally used to designate a Yuman dialect supposed to have been spoken from about lat. 26° to the north limit of Lower California.... The following are classed as Cochimi tribes or rancherias: Adac, Afegua, Aggavacaamanc, Amalgua, Amaniini, Ametzilhacaamanc, Anchu, Avolabac, Caamancijup,Caddehi,Cadecuijtnipa, Cadegomo, Cadeudebet, Cahelca, Cahelejyu, Cahelenthil, Cahehmet, Camancnaccooya, Camanocacaamano, Cunitcacahel, Eguiannacahel, Gabacamanini, Gamacaamanc, Gamacaamancxa, Hualimea, Idelabuu, Idelibinaga, Ika, Jetti, Laimon, Liggige, Menchu, Mokaskel, Paviye, Paya, Piacaamanc, Piagadme, San Athanasio, San Benito de Aruy, San Francisco Borja, San Ignacio, San José de Comondu, San Juan, San Miguel, San Sabas, Santa Aguida, Santa Lucia, Santa Maria, Santa Marta, Santa Monica, Santa Nynfa, San Pedro y San Pablo, Santisima Trinidad, Tahuagabacahel, Temedegua, Uacazil, Vaba, Vabacahel, Vajademin, Vazacahel, Vinatacot....



  • CAJUENCHE -- A Yuman tribe speaking the Cocopa dialect and residing in 1775–76 on the east bank of the Rio Colorado below the mouth of the Gila, next to the Quigyuma...and into central south California, about lat. 33° 08', where they met the Comeya. At the date named the Cajuenche are said to have numbered 3,000 and to have been enemies of the Cocopa (Garcés, Diary, 443, 1900). Of the disappearance of the tribe practically nothing is known, but if they are identical with the Cawina, or Quo-kima....


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