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Noun1.Costanoan - a member of a North American Indian people living in coastal California between Monterey and San Francisco Bay
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
2.Costanoan - a Penutian language spoken by the Costanoan
Penutian - a family of Amerindian language spoken in the great interior valley of California
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Costanoan Biotechnologies, a Portland firm that helps life science researchers make drug discovery and production faster and cheaper.
Caption: A member of the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe of the Ohlone Nation sings while commemorating Founder's Day at the Carmel Mission in California June 28.
Miranda, an enrolled member of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation of California, has written two books of poetry and teaches English at Washington and Lee University.
Author Deborah Miranda tells of her Ohlone Costanoan Esselen family history in the course of relating stories about California Indians through oral histories, newspaper reports, and anthropological recordings.
The second impetus to this paper was student feedback regarding a service-learning course that initiated a new partnership between Pitzer College, where I teach, and the Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe of the Ohlone people, hereafter referred to as the Ohlone.
We will take care of it and guard it, in the spirit of the Costanoan Indians.