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Pomo,

Native Americans of N California, belonging to the Hokan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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). The Pomo were the most southerly Native Americans on the California coast not brought under the mission influence of the Franciscans in the early 18th and 19th cent. The Pomo have been especially noted for their basketry arts, and many of their works are now valued art objects in museums and private collections. Of these arts, the Pomo developed feather-covering, lattice-twining, checker-work, single-rod coiling, and several other specializations. They now occupy several reservations in N California; the reservation near Clearlake Oaks is the site of gambling casinos. In 1990 there were about 5,000 Pomo in the United States.
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The previous comment about efficiency notwithstanding, we must be careful not to judge the effectiveness of a Pomo PM by the metrics and values of Modernism.
Hudson's works are most compelling when they depict Pomo ceremonial dress or draw on Pomo legends and traditions.
Though certain modern critics decry her romantic treatment of some of her Pomo subjects, these sympathetic paintings brought public attention, in her day, to a disappearing way of life.
Runners and walkers will move along beautiful ocean bluffs most of the way including the just completed Pomo Bluff Park that borders Noyo Harbor, across the spectacular new Noyo Bridge and around the Georgia Pacific lumber mill property.
PoMo was an early and noisy example of the many imaginative theoretical and built reactions against tired official Modernism (and each other) that have made the last quarter of a century so multi-faceted, culturally productive and challenging.
Thomas Winn commented, "The substantial completion of the parking structures last week achieves a major objective for the River Rock Casino and the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians.
Michael Pomo of North Hollywood, who was volunteering on Shakhalin Island.
Panton, the missing link between the austere rationality of modern design and PoMo superficiality, once remarked that "One sits more comfortably on a color that one likes.
PoMo re-introduced traditional Classical elements (pilasters, pediments and so on) as decoration to essentially Modernist buildings.
The Dry Creek Casino, LLC was formed to assist the Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians with the development of the River Rock casino.
Michael Pomo, a North Hollywood physician volunteering on Sakhalin Island, heard about Denis' case and contacted his longtime colleague, Grossman, the renowned burn specialist.
Even as she pursues him, distantly, she has her eye on the situation's potential as a kind of pomo performance piece.