Barrett and Gifford

Miwok Material Culture


An academic overview of various aspects of the material culture of the Yosemite Miwok peoples. Categories of interest include their use of various plants, hunting techniques, shelter styles and construction, and basketry. With beautiful illustrations detailing things such as the taking of quail through brush snare, and various basket patterns for weaving.

Soft cover with both black and white illustrations and photos.

Edition: 1933.

Condition: Impeccable structurally, with some underlining and light notes.

Measures ~6"x8.5". 250 pages.