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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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By the 1870s, four waves of colonization--from the Russians, Spanish, Mexicans, and Americans--had already buffeted the Pomos. In 1812, the Russians had established a trading colony at Fort Ross; five years later, Spanish friars erected a mission at San Rafael.
Earlier this year, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) launched an inquiry after pomos was found on open sale in several London ethnic food shops.
Many pomos, like some other authors, also reject a representational view of language.
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The Pomo population had already dwindled by the 1890s, whenethnologist Dr.
It will all take place at the Paradise Place bar in Pomos, where we will be able to go with the musical flow while enjoying the amazing sunset by the sea.
In a statement early in the afternoon, the defence ministry said that the Larnaca joint rescue coordination centre had been notified of a missing person in the Pomos area.
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The Syrians, among them 11 underage children, landed at Paradise beach in Pomos at 2pm Friday in a 'Motor Yot' boat.