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CLEAR LAKE TRIBES. 451<br />

Yucal, Uved on the western bank of the Sacramento. Hak's Ethnog., in U. S.<br />

Ex. Ex., vol. vi., pp. 630, 631.<br />

The Yubas or Yuvas lived on Yuva River, a tributary to the Sacramento.<br />

Fremonfs Geog. Alemoir, p. 22.<br />

The Meidoos and Neeshenams are on the Yuba and Feather Rivers. ' As<br />

you travel south from Chico the Indians call themselves Meidoo until you<br />

reach Bear River; but below that it is Neeshenam, or sometimes mana or<br />

maidec, all of which denote men or Indians.' Powers' in Overland Monthly,<br />

vol. xii., p. 21.<br />

The Cushnas live near the south fork of the Yuba River. Schoolcrafts<br />

Arch., vol. ii., 506; Ludewig's Ab. Lang., p. 59. Taylor also mentions the<br />

Cushnas south of the Yuba. Cal. Farmer, May, 31, 1861.<br />

The Guenocks and Locollomillos lived between Clear Lake and Napa. Cal.<br />

Farmer, March 30, 1800.<br />

The iopiZ/ami/tos or Lupilomis lived on the borders of Clear lake. lb.;<br />

MS. Map.<br />

The Mayacmas and Tyugas dwell about Clear Lake. San Francisco Herald,<br />

June, 1858. The Mayacmas and Tyugas ' inhabited the vicinity of Clear<br />

lake and the mountains of Napa and Mendocino counties.' Cal. Farmer, June<br />

22, 1860; MS. Map.<br />

The Wi-Lackees ' live along the western slope of the Shasta mountains<br />

from round Valley to Hay Fork, between those mountains on one side and<br />

Eel and ]Mad Rivers on the other, and extending down the latter stream about<br />

to Low Gap.' Powers' Pomo, 3IS. The Wye Lakees, Nome Lackees, Noimucks,<br />

Noiyucans and Noisas, lived at Clear Lake. Geiger, in Ind. Aff. Rept,<br />

1859, p. 438.<br />

Napobatin, meaning 'many houses,' was the collective name of six<br />

tribes living at Clear Lake: their names were Hulanapo, Habenapo or stone<br />

house, Dahnohabe, or stone mountain, Moalkai, Shekom, and Howkuma.<br />

Gibbs, in Schoolcrafts Arch., vol. iii., p. 109.<br />

The Shanelkayas and Bedahmareks, or lower people, live on the east fork<br />

of Eel River. Gibbs, in Schoolcrafts Arch., vol. iii., p. 109.<br />

' The Sanels live at Clear lake.' Gibbs, in Schoolcrafts Arch., vol. ui., p. 112.<br />

' The Sanels occupy Russian River Valley in the vicinity of the American village<br />

of Sanel.' Powers' Pomo, MS.<br />

The Bochheafs, Ubakheas, Tabahteas, and the Moiyas, live between Clear<br />

Lake and the coast. Gibbs, in Schoolcrafts Arch., vol. iii., p. 112.<br />

The Socoas, Lamas, and Seacos, occupy Russian River Valley in the vicinity<br />

of the village of Sanel. Powers' Pomo, MS.<br />

The Napas ' inhabited the Salvador Vallejo ranch of Entre-Napa—that is<br />

the place between Napa river and Napa creek.' Hittell, in Hesperian Mag., vol.<br />

iv., p. 56; Cal Farmer, June 7, 1861. 'The Napa Indians lived near that<br />

town and near Yount's ranch.' Cal. Farmer, March 30, 1860.<br />

' The Caymus tribe occupied the tract now owned by G. C. Yount.' Hittell,<br />

in Hesperian Mag., vol. iv., p. 55.<br />

• The Calajomanas had their home on the land now known as the Bale<br />

ranche.' lb.

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