Native American Indian Facts

California American Indian Facts

Chief Yellow Hammer of the Modoc People
Modoc Chief Yellow Hammer

California Indians - Introduction

In this section of Native American Indian Facts you will find information about the American Indian tribes that currently or that have inhabited California. There are more Indians in California than any other state in the U.S. Over 100 tribes have inhabited California or parts of California. In this section we list many interesting facts about the indigenous people of California including, their history, culture, tribal traditions, who the famous men and women were, how the Indians survived, where they lived, and the jewelry they wore. Below there is a list of several of these tribes followed by a list of facts about the Native Americans of California. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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List of American Indians who inhabited California

Facts about California American Indians