[Homestead] Southern California fires
knat at sprintmail.com
Sat Oct 27 00:11:41 EDT 2007
> Okay, I wasn't aware of that...where exactly were/are those places in
> today's landscape?
>> California's tribes weren't nomadic. Some were semi-nomadic in that, such
>> as mine, we had more than one home for specific purposes all within a mile
>> or two of each other. One didn't have a home in the flood plains during the
>> winter and spring and one didn't stay up in the hills where it would be
>> brown and dry during the summers but rather moved down to the coast/flood
>> plains for the summer and fall.
You happen to know if migration connections continued into
sharecroppers. Somehow my grandfather was reunited w a chunk of his
family from OK reservation he was bought off of at age 16 to CA where
they were typical of Grapes of Wrath. Garberville or Humboldt
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