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Sinkyone Culture and History

As a complement to our Sinkyone language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Sinkyone tribe and their society. Please note that Sinkyones and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Sinkyone history is interesting and important, but the Sinkyone 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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Sinkyone Lifestyle and Tradition

Sinkyone Tribe:
    Fact sheet on the Sinkyone Indians from the Four Directions Institute.
The Lolangkok Sinkyone:
    Overview of Sinkyone Indian culture and history.
The Sinkyone Indians and the Needle Rock Massacre:
    History of the massacre of the Sinkyone tribe.

Books for sale on the Sinkyone Indians

Sinkyone Notes:
    Ethnography of the Sinkyone tribe.
Genocide and Vendetta: The Round Valley Wars in Northern California:
    Book about the violence in 19th-century northern California, including the destruction of the Eel River tribes.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Sinkyones and Native Americans in general.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Eel River Athapaskans:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Sinkyone Indians.
   Atabascanos de California:
   Information about the Sinkyone people in Spanish.
   Sinkyone Tribe:
   Sinkyone links.

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