The Nongatl belonged to the Athapascan linguistic family and were closely connected with the Lassik. …Nongatl 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»»
The Cahuilla belonged to the southern California group of the Shoshonean division of the Uto-Aztecan stock. …Cahuilla Indians»»
California Great Basin Culture Areas
In the California Great Basin culture areas, there rarely were year round settlements. Population density was often very low with less than a fraction of one person per square mile as the rule. Villages might have on average only 50 people or less in them. …California Great Basin Culture Areas»»
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.
The Chemehuevi were a part of the true Paiute and were associated with them and the Ute in one linguistic subdivision of the Shoshonean division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock. …Chemehuevi Indians»»