A Chumash polychrome basket
A Chumash polychrome basket | The globular basket tightly though unevenly woven, with large outlined diamond forms about the lower shoulder, series of triangles and ticked bands overhead. | sold on the 4th of June 2012 by Bonham's The Robert "Trader Bob" Bayuk Collection of Native American Art for US$ 35,000 inc premium
About Solvang, California
Solvang, California-The Scandinavian Shopping Village (featuring nearly 300 shops that sell a wide range of goods, arts, crafts, home furnishings and genuine Dutch bakeries) Mission San Ynez Hans Christian Anderson Museum Elverhoj Museum of History and Arts The Chumash Indian Casino- Resort, (located 3 miles to the east of Solvang on the Chumash Indian reservation near Santa Ynez) Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara wineries
La Purisima Mission founded in 1787, where the Chumash Indians found religion, disease and death. Lompoc, California. Following a devastating earthquake in 1812, the Mission was moved to the present site. Restored in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps, La Purisima today is a California State Historic Park. Haunted by the Chumash Indians or the Spanish missionaries.
Chumash traditional wear. The Chumash Indians lived in a mainland & island region that now comprises San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, & Malibu, as well as the islands off the Santa Barbara coast. Their society was one of the most complex in California, with established class and rank divisions, & specialists in healing, crafts, manufacturing, hunting & governing well established.