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Noun1.Patwin - a member of the North American Indian people living in the Sacramento valley in California
Penutian - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Penutian languages
2.Patwin - a Copehan language spoken by the Patwin
Copehan - a group of Penutian languages spoken to the west of the Sacramento river
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Like the native Wintun and Patwin, and the stagecoach travelers after them, I've come to Wilbur Hot Springs in the foothills of Northern California for its supersaturated solution of sulfur.
The 22,000 ton aircraft carrier was re-deployed from counter-piracy patrols around the Horn of Africa to assist in the international humanitarian aid effort in the Philippines by Prime Minister David Cameron on Operation Patwin - the Government's action to support the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan "Lusty" as she is affectionately known by her ship's company of over 650 men and women.
This week we joined Daring's special mission - Operation Patwin - which is combining skills of the Ministry of Defence and Save the Children with British NHS doctors.
El patwin, una lengua de los nativos estadounidenses de la zona de Cortina y Colusa, al norte de California, tiene un solo hablante desde 1997.
Kroeber, The Patwin and Their Neighbors, University of California Publications in Archaeology and Ethnology, vol.
Illustrated with some 200 color photographs, this book by basketry researchers Shanks and Shanks appears to be aimed at those who wish to be able to recognize, appreciate, and distinguish between baskets of the Pomo, Ohlone, Coast Miwok, Esselen, Huchnom, Lake Miwok, Maidu, Nomlaki, Patwin, Plains Miwok, Sierra Miwok, Wappo, and Yuki people of California.
They derived mainly from the Patwin, Miwok, Pomo, and Wappo tribes, but these workers, to their dismay, found themselves being referred to as Sonoma Indians--an unfortunate way to have their respective cultural heritages neutralized.
Travel outside the City to nearby communities and Arcadia doesn't leave you hanging, either: choose from Sabine Goerke-Shrode's FAIRFIELD (0738528889, $19.99), once home to the Patwin Suisuni Indians whose Chief Solano was one of the few native landowners in California in the 1830s, the Dixon Women's Improvement Club's DIXON (9738529729, $19.99), another Solano County exploration which details the community's change from a prosperous farming region to a quaint small town; Dean L.
Of the Native nations we do know in an area from the Northern California border down to the Golden Gate Bridge in the west and Yosemite National Park in the east, an area of 250 miles by 200 miles, there were Tolowa, Yurok, Chilula, Karok, Shasta, Wiyot, Whilkut, Yana, Waintu, Maidu, Washo, Konkow, Patwin, Wappo, Pomo, Paiute, Ohlone, and many, many others (Stannard, 1992:21).
At the time of initial European contact, several tribal groups inhabited relatively large village sites along the shores of San Francisco Bay, including Ohlone (Costanoan), Bay Miwok, Coast Miwok, and Patwin. These people utilized the shellfish and fish of the bay, as well as a variety of plants and animals living within or attracted to the extensive marshlands surrounding the bay.