Northeastern California Indians

Northeastern California Indian Tribes

Northeast California is an area composed mainly of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests and seasonal lakes. This is an area of contemporary California known as Shasta, Siskyou, Modoc, and Lassen counties. …Northeastern California Indians»»

Mattole Indians

The Mattole constitute one of the primary divisions of those Indians of the Athapascan stock living in California. …Mattole Indians»»

Wintu Indians

The Wintu Indians were the northernmost division of the Copehan stock of Powell, later called Wintun by Kroeber (1932) and now regarded as part of the Penutian family. …Wintu Indians»»

Nongatl Indians

The Nongatl belonged to the Athapascan linguistic family and were closely connected with the Lassik. …Nongatl Indians»»

Alliklik Indians

The Alliklik belonged to the Californian group of the Shoshonean division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock, their closest relatives probably being the Serrano. …Alliklik Indians»»

Colorado River Cultural Area

The first humans of the Colorado River basin were likely Paleo-Indians of the Clovis and Folsom cultures, who first arrived on the Colorado Plateau about 12,000 years ago. Beginning with small bands of nomadic hunter-gatherers, Native Americans are believed to have inhabited the Colorado River basin for at least 8,000 years. …Colorado River Cultural Area»»