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a member of a North American Indian people living on the California coast near Monterey

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the Hokan language spoken by the Esselen

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Miranda (Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation) is the author of Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir (winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award) as well as three poetry collections.
The South African Minitrack station, located in the grounds of the [then] South African Railways Training College at Esselen Park, was located a short distance to the west of the now R21 between Johannesburg and Pretoria It became one of the most successful stations in the world.
1) As a descendent of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation of the Greater Monterey Area, and as a survivor of rape, I am drawn to Vicenta's story as one that speaks to me on many levels.
Although Esselen Park, just north of Johannesburg, had been earmarked as the proposed centre, SAFA officials failed to kick-start the much-needed $2m refurbishments.
The rugged coastline and Santa Lucia Mountains were home to 1,200 Esselen Indians who lived in small bands and left scant record of their society.
Once the bones were determined ancient and not to be investigated as the remains of a crime, a call was made to representatives of the Esselen Nation, which has local ancestral roots.
Nakaphala, W (1998) 'Northern Province', in Final Proceedings, National Asbestos Summit, November 24-26, 1998, Esselen Park, Johannesburg.
California is considered one of the world's linguistic treasure troves, having produced perhaps 100 languages, including Esselen from Carmel and Osbispeno from Santa Barbara--both now extinct.
California is considered one of the world's linguistic treasure troves; it has produced perhaps 100 languages, including Esselen from Carmel and Obispeno from Santa Barbara--both now extinct.
His customers today are more ``health-conscious,'' said Tom Nason, a descendant of the Esselen American Indian tribe who is known as Little Bear.
The Esselen Indian tribe is also taking legal action, since the new dam would flood dozens of tribal archaeological sites.
Here, where Esselen Indian middens can still be found, coddled organic gardens slope toward the Pacific; students--not too blissed out, all things considered--stroll to classes like The Master's Journey and Owning the Shadow or soak in the hot spring--fed pools with the 115[degrees] water and the 270[degrees] Pacific view.
Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest from the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS).