California Native Tribes Pathfinder
Books about California Native Tribes can be found under the call number x 970.1 or YA 970.1
Toucan Fact Cards Online
California Indians Fact Cards gives quick facts about the traditional way of life in about 1770 of more than 50 early California groups. For each group the fact card gives information about the location, language, population, settlements, housing, food, clothing and tools.
To use the fact cards, click on the link above, then enter your library card number. Under the California Fact Cards section, click on Indians. Scroll down until you see the name of the tribe you are researching.
World Book Online Reference Center
The World Book Online Reference Center provides online access to encyclopedia articles, dictionary entrys, images, and maps.
Go to World Book Student and check out the Explore California tab for information about California history, geography, and more. Then click on Native American Groups under the Resource Guide.
Some titles include:
Student Almanac of Native American History
YA 970.1 Student
While not specifically about
California Indians, these books contain information about several
California tribes. Look in the index for your tribe.
The Indians of California
A Time-Life book with several good pictures.
Life of the California coast nations
|Indians of the California Missions Frontier
Williams, Jack S.
Indians of the California
Mission Frontier shows what daily life was like, how the mission
Indians' culture changed, and which traditions they were able to keep
California Native Peoples
History and Culture
Food Sources & Other Plant Use