The Chumash by Dorothy Jennings Book PDF Summary
Who are the Chumash? In this text readers will discover the traditional beliefs and customs of the Chumash Indians of California. Understanding how the landscape of the Santa Barbara Channel region influenced their lifestyles, readers will learn about the resources used by the Chumash, the tools and crafts they made, their homes and villages, and their social structure. The book honors the heritage of the Chumash while appreciating that their culture continues to change with their modern descendants. This text is an excellent supplement to California social studies curriculum.