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1899 - Bureau of American Ethnology - California Map Showing Native Territories Pre-Settlement - 1898

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Posted 3 years ago


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This map is somewhat difficult to read, but very interesting to those of us in California. I bought this off Ebay a couple years ago. Has anyone ever seen this before? I'd love to find out more info on it or even share it w/ native people who might be interested.

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 3 years ago
    Awesome find! I'm a Californian and would love to see this map up close. Reminds me of something found in the Southwest Museum in LA, which was founded by a man named Charles Loomis, who was somewhat an expert on California Indian culture 100 years or so ago.
  2. purpledog purpledog, 3 years ago
    This is so interesting! I love old maps and have a few. It's interesting to see how lands and lines grow and change. Thanks so much for posting this.

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