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Noun1.Diegueno - a member of a North American Indian people of southern California
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Diegueno - the Yuman language spoken by the Diegueno
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
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A diegueno indian, Los Angeles, Dawson's Book Shop (Baja California Travel Series, 12).
According to James Sandos, the Father President Junipero Serra selected a Spanish soldier as the proposed godfather to a Diegueno baby who was to receive Spanish clothing and serve as the first baptism in Alta California.
A Diegueno Indian, Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, 1968.
Coverage of the four directions is achieved with new representation from Aleut, Diegueno, Karuk, Penobscot, Potawatomi, Spokane, Ute, and Wintun tribes.
There are also two tribes that are very close but not actually on the border: the Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indian tribe in California and the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo tribe in Texas.
18 [two sisters walk in search of two brothers whose flute-play they hear; suitors: hawk, earth-squirrel, lizard, woodpecker]: 104; Diegueno [as in Mohave, Kroever 1972; suitors: hawk, owl, some bird, chipmunk, snake, wildcat]: Du Bois 1906: 151-152; Cocopa [Loggerhead Shrike girl wanders in search of the Red-wing Blackbird; Coyote claims to be him, marries her; she sees real Red-wing Blackbird at a feast, abandon Coyote for him]: Crawford 1983, no.
In Diegueno (Mesa Grande dialect), bad (one of Wierzbicka's primitives) is wellich.
Lentz served as the Chief Executive Office and General Manager of the Santa Ysabel Resort and Casino (Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Indians).
San Diego County is home to sixteen Indian reservations of Diegueno, Luiseno, Cupeno, and Cahuilla descent.
This essay examines the final forced Indian removal in America: the expulsion of the Cupeno and Diegueno bands from Warner's Ranch in California, which began in 1880 and concluded in 1903, and in the face of various external pressures, the resistance and accommodation of the displaced Indians in the decades that followed.
The pattern obtained under this constraint ranking is found in many Amerindian languages, such as Diegueno, that use determiners/articles to nominalize clauses.
The people who played peon during my years of observation were the Luiseno, Cahuilla, Cupeno, Diegueno [Kumeyaay], Mojave, Yuma and Cocopa.