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Historical Map of California - Indian Lands - 1896

California Indian Lands 1

This map of California was included in the eighteenth annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1896-97 under the direction of J.W. Powell. The report was printed in 1899 by the Washington Printing Office.

The Bureau of American Ethnology was organized in 1879 to improve government relations with American Indian populations, and to collect, study, and catalogue American Indian materials and related records. The bureau’s collection is currently part of the National Anthropological archives at the National Museum of Natural History.

Contributors to this collection of maps include Charles C. Royce (1845-1923) and Cyrus Thomas (1825-1910).

Identified are land cessions of Indians of North America. Included are cities, towns, and Indian villages.
Historic Map of California - Indian Lands - 1896

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