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Kato Culture and History

As a complement to our Kato language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Kato tribe and their society. The emphasis of these pages is on Katos and other American Indians as living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Kato history is interesting and important, but the Kato Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Kato Websites

Kato Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Kato Indian language.
Cahto Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Cahto culture.
Kato Stories:
    Collection of Kato Indian legends and folktales.

Kato Tribal and Community Websites

Cahto Tribe:
    Official homepage of the Cahto Nation of California.

Kato Lifestyle and Tradition

The Kato:
    Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Kato Indians.
Kato Indian Tribe:
    Encyclopedia articles on the Kato tribe.

Kato Religion and Myth

Cahto Legends:
    Collection of Kato Indian legends and folktales.
Kato Traditional Narratives:
    Bibliography of Kato mythology.

Books for sale on the Kato Indians

Elements of the Kato Language:
    Kato linguistics book for sale online.
The Dog Who Walked with God: A Kato Indian Creation Story:
    Picture book illustrating a traditional Kato myth.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Katos and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Historia y lengua kato:
   Information about the Kato tribe in Spanish.
   Cahto:
   Cahto links.



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