Mono People

Mono People

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Mono are a Native American people who traditionally live in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Eastern Sierra, the Mono Basin, and adjacent areas of the Great Basin. Throughout recorded history, the Mono have also been known as "Mona," "Monache," or "Northfork Mono," as labeled by E.W. Gifford, an ethnographer studying people in the vicinity of the San Joaquin River in the 1910s. The tribe's western neighbors, the Yokuts, called them monachie meaning "fly people" because fly larvae was their chief food staple and trading article. That led to the name Mono. Today, many of the tribal citizens and descendents of the Mono tribe inhabit the town of North Fork in Madera County. People of the Mono tribe are also spread across California in: the Owens River Valley; the San Joaquin Valley and foothills areas, especially Fresno County; and in the San Francisco Bay Areashow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613670630X
  • 9786136706306