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					The California Intermountain:
           Pomo
    By: Karis Kim, Evelyn Flores,
    Rachel Bernstien
Region and Environment

 The Pomo lives in the
  California Intermountain
  Region
 Some features are:
redwood trees, Sierra
  Nevada Mts. oak trees,
  streams
 The natural resources
  are: redwood trees/bark,      http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&safe=active&rls=com.microsoft
  streams, fish, clams,          %3Aen-
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  shellfish, ocean, deer,        0


  rabbits, birds, grasses,
  and berries.
 Food

They used the ocean and stream to get
 fish, clams, and shellfish.
Other foods they ate were: nuts from
 acorns, chestnuts, buckeyes,
 pepperwood, conifer trees, (conifer trees
 produce pinecones.) wild grapes, berries.
The Pomo hunt food with bows, and
 arrows.
Housing

 The Pomo’s house was built with redwood
 trees. It was round, covered with grass, and
 it is called a roundhouse.
There are beds and a fireplace in the
 house.
They had a sky light on the top of their roof
History Tribe

In the early 1800’s the Pomo were close
 allies with the Russian fur traders and
 always traded items between the two
 camps. The Russian fur traders believed
 having Indians on their side was an
 advantage. During the 1830’s and 1840’s
 they were subjected to many raids by the
 Mexican camps who attempted to secure
 slaves.
  Culture of the Tribe
Lidded "Trinket" Baskets were a post-contact
 innovation in northwestern California. They
 were made primarily for sale to European
 collectors. Typical dia.: 6".




                                                          http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/basket.html

        Large Storage Basket from
        Northwestern California. Dia. 30".
        http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/basket.html
Sources
 Pomo Housing
  http://www.greatdreams.com/native/nativehsg.htm
 History Alive! Textbook
 California Inter-mountain Region http://www.u-s-
  history.com/pages/h969.html
 Pomo – food, pomo history,
  http://mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/pomo.ht
  ml
 The Pomo Native Americans
  http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/TRAVILA
  HES/stwork03/writing/pomo.pdf
 All websites for pictures under the images.

				
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