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Atwamsini: See Achumawi

Atwamsini (or Atwamwi) is the name of one of the nine original bands of the Achumawi tribe of Northern California. Their Achumawi names literally mean "valley people." In English, they were known as the Big Valley Achumawi.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Atwamsini tribe and language:

 Achomawi language
 Pit River stories
 American tribes in California
 Palaihnihan

Books about the Atwamsinis

Here are a few good books about the Atwamsini and other Achumawi bands:
 Annikadel: The History of the Universe as Told by the Achumawi Indians
 The Achumawi Tribe
 The Morning The Sun Went Down



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