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Hamawi is the name of one of the nine original bands of the Achumawi tribe of Northern California. In English, they were known as the Likely Achumawi. (This name does not have anything to do with how certain their English-speaking neighbors were about their identity... there is a California town near the traditional Hamawi territory which is called Likely, and this place name simply became associated with the band!)

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Hamawi Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Hamawi tribe and other Achumawi Indian bands:
 Achumawi tribe
 Pit River
 Native Americans in California
 Hokan language family

Books about the Hamawis

Here are a few good books about the Hamawi 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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