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  Costanoan Indian Tribe
N. Ethnol., In, 535) established a family which he called Mutsun, extending from San Francisco to Soledad and from the sea inland to the Sierras, and including an area in the Marin County peninsula, north of San Francisco bay, and gave vocabularies from various parts of this territory.
The territory of the Costanoan family extended from the Pacific ocean to San Joaquin river, and from the Golden Gate and Suisun bay on the north to Pt Sur on the coast and a point a short distance south of Soledad in the Salinas valley on the south.
, and Dolores (San Francisco)—were established in Costanoan territory by the Franciscans subsequent to 1770, and continued until their confiscation by the Mexican government in 1834, when the Indians were scattered.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/costanoan/costanoanindiantribe.htm   (413 words)

 Costanoans want recognition from Catholic mission : ICT [2000/12/13]
Among the causes of concern are the use of tipis, which were never used by the Costanoans, generic representation in mission literature that only refers to the "Indians of the area," and not the Costanoan tribe.
Earlier press reports stated the church believes the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel tribe was involved in the early life of the mission but says several other tribes were as well.
The Costanoans feel that because of this, it is especially important that they are properly represented at the mission.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=508   (963 words)

 Ohlone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ohlone people, also known as the Costanoan and the Muwekma, are the indigenous people of Northern California who have lived in the regions surrounding the San Francisco Bay and spanning south into the Salinas Valley since 500 AD.
It is a member of the Penutian language group, and the Utian linguistic subgroup and is comprised of eight sub-languages, or dialects according to Milliken: Awaswas, Chalon, Chocheño, Karkin, Mutsun, Ramaytush, Rumsen, and Tamyen.
"It is true the Costanoan and Salinan stocks, who participate in the Kuksu cult and live in the same transverse belt of California as the Miwok, seem also to lean in their mythology toward the Yokuts more than to the Sacramento Valley tribes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Costanoan   (4767 words)

 The Jackpot Casino Carmel Tribe?
Costanoan Rumsen marchers Gloria Castro and her sister Delia Casados insisted they don't want a casino.
Perhaps the Costanoan Rumsens, who now live in Southern California, would have earned more trust if their requests hadn't been all over the reservation.
Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation Tribal Chairman Rudy Rosales was not smoking a peace pipe when Cerda and crew conga'd to the Royal Presidio Chapel.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/02/14/ED180756.DTL&type=printable   (586 words)

 Esselen Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Esselen is classified as Hokan and Rumsen Ohlone or Southern Costanoan as Penutian.
This term was eventually adapted as Costanoan by linguists and anthropologists in reference to the linguistically-related indigenous people of this long coastline and interior valleys.
While Costanoan is largely accepted as our people's identification, our people and others have used other important names throughout history as cultural and social identifications.
www.esselennation.net /name.html   (420 words)

The term Costanoan is derived from the Spanish word Costaños, or "coast people" and designates a linguistic family of eight languages.
Modern descendants of the Costanoan prefer to be known as Ohlone and formed a corporate entity in 1971, the Ohlone Indian Tribe.
These resources were supplemented with protein-rich fish, waterfowl, and shellfish recovered from the waters, shore, and marshy shallows of San Francisco Bay, as well as by deer and other inland fauna that were hunted for both their meat and hides (Kroeber 1970 [1953]: 467; Levy 1978: 491-92).
www.spn.usace.army.mil /archaeology/rockremoval/4.0historicbkrd.htm   (1621 words)

 Mission Santa Cruz
The Costanoan tribe lived on the coast of northern California.
Other things about the Costanoans, were that they ate bear, deer, fish and small game.
Costanoan was the name of the tribe at the mission.
www.nhusd.k12.ca.us /hillview/Classrooms/r31/missions/12gcsantacruz.html   (594 words)

 The Sacred Use of Tobacco
The Costanoan Indian Research at Indian Canyon Ranch recently hosted a lecture to 300 students from various colleges of the North Central Coast of California.
Tobacco is an integral part cultural traditions and the right to use it in a sacred this manner must be retained.
Costanoan Indian Research motto is "Honor the Past...To shape the Future," we have selected some examples of how tobacco was used by Native California peoples.
academic.udayton.edu /health/syllabi/tobacco/native04.htm   (484 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A:  Costanoan is a Spanish name meaning 'people of the coast.'  It was formerly used as the name for the Ohlone.
A:  A comparable situation might be if all Californians today were suddenly called the 'Anglais', simply because that is the word the French use to describe us as English speakers.  Anglais is not our name for ourselves.  It would be a foreign word applied to us by foreign people.
A:  The word Costanoan has not disappeared entirely.  However, as a general name for all of the people in this area it is less favored now.
www.nativecc.com /CaliforniaMap.html   (776 words)

 Sanchez Adobe Park--Early History of the California Coast--A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Sanchez Adobe Park represents a continuum of human existence in the San Mateo area from its early occupation by Costanoan Indians, through the era of colonization, including the Spanish Mission, Mexican, and American periods.
The Costanoan Indian village once located at the site is the only known Indian village in the region directly associated with the remains of a mission outpost.
The restored Sanchez Adobe is the centerpiece of the Sanchez Adobe Park, which includes five acres of park land, the adobe, archeological remains of the Costanoan Indian village, and the remains of the agricultural outpost established by Mission Dolores of San Francisco.
www.cr.nps.gov /nR/travel/ca/ca34.htm   (342 words)

 Understanding the Composition of Costanoan Indians
On the 1928 BIA applications, the Indians were asked to supply the name of their "Tribe or Band." The majority of these applicants, classified as Costanoan, supplied the name of a mission.
Regardless of the tribal affiliation each applicant may have known to be their own, this opinion was influenced by the historical time frame operable at that time, i.e.
Heizer, Robert F., 1974, The Costanoan Indians, The Indian Culture from the Mouth of the Sacramento River, South to Monterey and Inland Past the Salinas River, De Anza College, San Jose, CA: California History Center.
members.aol.com /Inammec/Costpaper.html   (2652 words)

 AdQuest3D: Content
They are members of the Costanoan Ohlone Indian tribe, and their family has lived in the canyon for thousands of years.
Hosted by the Costanoan Ohlones, the festival will feature well-known American Indian storytellers from various tribes who will share both traditional and contemporary stories with the audience.
Imrie, a lifelong Santa Cruz resident and friend of Sayers' who is helping to organize and publicize the event, said the stories are similar to Aesop's Fables or fairytales.
www.zwire.com /news/newsstory.cfm?newsid=12444821   (917 words)

 SSILA 2004 Abstracts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chochenyo is a Costanoan language, related to other Costanoan languages, including: Karkin (Carquinez Straits), Ramaytush (San Francisco), Tamyen (Santa Clara), Awaswas (Santa Cruz), Mutsun (San Juan Bautista) and Rumsen (Carmel, Monterey).
The Costanoan languages have not been spoken natively since the 1940s.
Revitalization of Mutsun is currently underway, aided greatly by notes and recordings of linguists made in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
linguistics.buffalo.edu /ssila/meetings/SSILA04/abstracts/arellano.htm   (239 words)

 For Parents - Costanoan
The Camp Costanoan site is situated on 55 acres of beautiful oak woodland and is adjacent to Stevens Creek park.
The facilities at Camp Costanoan include a dining hall, infirmary, heated cabins with bathrooms and showers, and a swimming pool.
Please direct phone calls to our main office at (408) 573-3050 when the Costanoan site is not in operation and (408) 867-1120 when your child is attending the program.
www.sccoe.k12.ca.us /waldenwest/parents/default-costanoan.asp   (628 words)

 Utian languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Utian family consists of 15 languages with two major branches, Miwokan and Costanoan.
Costanoan) (†) - The entire Ohlone (Costanoan) family is now extinct.
Soledad may be a transitional language between Northern and Southern Costanoan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Utian_languages   (238 words)

 Costanoan - Ethnos - Books about the Costanoan People
The Ohlone were an ethnic group whose members lived in what is now the San Francisco Bay Area of California until after the European discovery and settling of this area.
At one time, the name "Ohlone", derived from a Spanish rancho called Oljon, referred to a single band who inhabited the Pacific coast near Pescadero, but since the 1960s the term is now informally extended to refer to all the native Amercians who live around San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay.
One Ohlone language was called Costanoan after a Spanish term.
www.almudo.com /ethnos/Costanoan.htm   (371 words)

 The U of MT -- Mansfield Library LangFing Penutian, pt. 1
Costanoan belongs to the Utian sub-branch of the Penutian branch of the Macro-Penutian family.
The Costanoan languages were spoken in the southern San Francisco Bay area.
Although the languages became extinct in the 20th century, efforts are being made to revive them by the Costanoan people.
www.lib.umt.edu /guide/lang/penut1h.htm   (928 words)

 Early History Carmel Valley
In particular, the Costanoans, Esselen and Ohlones lived around the Monterey Bay and Carmel Valley and their treatment by many of the European newcomers leaves no doubt as to who the real savages were.
On the Buckeye Trail in Garland Ranch Park is a flat rock where it is believed the tribelet or subgroup of the Coastanoans, known to European settlers as the Rumsens or Rumsiens although this may not be what they called themselves, ground acorns into meal.
The Costanoans are believed to have been about 7,000 in number and to have inhabited the coastal region from a little south of the Carmel Valley northwards beyond San Francisco and inland about 30 miles or so to about the Diablo Range.
www.carmelvalley.com /cvbin/history.html   (596 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:CST
COSTANOAN, NORTHERN: a n extinct language of USA
North central California from the head of the San Pablo Bay branch of San Francisco Bay to Southern Costanoan.
The name 'Costanoan' is reported to be insulting to the people.
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=CST   (108 words)

 Costanoan-Ohlone Indian Canyon Resource, Hollister, CA *HOME*
These are words from a real law, "An Act For The Governance and Protection of the Indians." Read it and learn about racism, slavery and genocide in the times of California's development.
Located in San Benito County, the canyon offered a remote refuge for Costanoan (Mutsun and other) Indians who loved freedom then and seek justice now more than the Mission Life [sic] at San Juan Bautista (Page) and other European settlements.
In the 40 years between 1852 and the 1890's, the population of California Indians fell from about 175,000-300,000 (2) to 15,283.
www.indiancanyon.org /home.html   (1318 words)

 CaliforniaPrehistory.com -- Linguistics And Prehistory: A Case Study from The Monterey Bay Area
A similar radiation into new coastal areas may have characterized the Monterey Bay Costanoan expansion of Period 2.
Many terms referring to faunal and floral taxa characteristic of coastal ecosystems are patent borrowing between languages of unrelated families.
Terms for shark, whale, sea otter, and pelican are shared by Esselen and a number of adjacent Costanoan languages.
www.californiaprehistory.com /reports02/rep0027.html   (3909 words)

 costanoan ohlone indian canyon index.html Costanoan-Ohlone Indian Canyon Resource, Hollister, CA *INDEX*
Costanoan Women at Ann Marie Sayer's cabin sharing and teaching one another the work of making traditional regalia.
Natural fibers and materials such as white deerskin for the dresses on the coffee table in front are some of the natural materials used.
The graphic above is a 3-D rendered map of Costanoan Territory - virtually, from 50,0000 feet, filtered with a lens effect.
www.indiancanyon.org   (1376 words)

 Camp Info-Page
Camp Costanoan, accredited by the American Camping Association, has been serving children and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities for more than 50 years.
Camp Costanoan is nestled in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, located 15 miles West of San Jose and 45 miles South of San Francisco.
Camp Costanoan is truely a place where dreams are realized and memories are made.
www.campstaff.com /view_camp.html?camp=costa   (273 words)

 Costanoan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Spanish called all of the people on the Central California coast, from the San Francisco peninsula to south of Big Sur, costeños or coast dwellers, later pronounced as "Costanos" by Anglo-Californians.
The word was adapted as Costanoans by linguists and anthropologists in reference to all of the indigenous people aboriginal to this long coast.
A look at the Costanoan Ohlone heritage in the Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay area,
www.ontalink.com /native_americans/costanoan.html   (122 words)

 FDI - Coastanoans
The Costanoans were a sedentary hunter/gatherer language group of the central California coast.
They were located along the coast between San Francisco Bay and the Salinas River and inland to the Mt. Diablo Range.
Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe of Chino, California http://www.costanoanrumsen.org/
www.fourdir.com /costanoans.htm   (196 words)

 Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Spanish called us "Costanoan" which means "coast people." We call ourselves "Ohlone" in our language.
Rumsen is the language spoken in one of the five villages in the area of Monterey and Carmel where the Spanish landed.
All content, including but not limited to images, photos, artwork and text, is copywrited (c) 2001, by the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe, or various individuals as documented in the web page tribal records.
crc.nativeweb.org   (119 words)

 costanoan ohlone indian canyon mission statement.html Costanoan-Ohlone Indian Canyon Resource, Hollister, CA *INDEX*
We hope to educate about Costanoan - Ohlone issues.
Naturally we focus on issues and events concerning the precious land at Indian Canyon, as well as communicating and archiving information of a more general, statewide nature.
Costanoan Indian Research Inc. is a Not-For-Profit foundation founded by Sayers during her monumental battle to reclaim Indigenous land in the 1980's.
www.indiancanyon.org /ourmission.html   (361 words)

 Conference rooms renamed
Tibbetts said the traditional land of the Costanoan people is the same region from which the campus draws its largest contingent of students.
The Costanoan people in the Santa Cruz region are made up of three tribes: Amah Mutsun Tribe, Esselen Nation, and the Muwekam Ohlone.
Three of the rooms will be named for the tribes, with the fourth named in honor of Ascencion de Cervantes and Josefa Velasquez, the last speakers of the Mutsun language.
currents.ucsc.edu /06-07/11-27/brief-names.asp   (262 words)

 California Council for the Humanities: Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Sayers is tribal chairperson of Indian Canyon Nation, and director of the sponsoring organization, Costanoan Research, which reclaimed Indian Canyon for indigenous people.
Today, Indian Canyon is the only recognized California Indian country along the coast between Santa Barbara and Point Reyes/Clear Lake – and the site of traditional ceremonies, including an annual Bear Dance and a California Indian story telling event.
“The Ohlone and other Costanoan people have lived in California for thousands of years,” Sayers said.
www.calhum.org /programs/story_ohlone_women.htm   (221 words)

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