Native Americans of California

Map of Native California Languages and Tribes
This map shows where the different groups of Native Americans lived in California.

Find your group.  In which region of the state did they live?

Use the tabs across the very top of this page to go to links about the groups who lived in each region.

Here is a PDF file with lots of introductory information about the groups who lived in California's major regions.

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"California Preview" file is provided by Splash Publications as a preview to their "Do California!" curriculum.

©2009 Mario Jacquez, Diane Main, Karen McKelvey