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- us&um=1&sa=1&q=redwood+tree&aq=0&oq=redwood+&aqi=g10&start= 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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