Objects & Places from Ishi: Last of His Tribe

Theodora Kroeber
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Banya

This means "deer" in the Yahi language.

Daha

This is what the Yahi call the Sacramento River.

Waganupa

This is the name that the Yahi give to Mount Lassen.

Majapa

This means "head man" in the Yahi language.

Watgurwa

This means "Men's House" in the Yahi language.

Wowi

This means "Family House" in the Yahi language.

Tuliyani

This is the name of the village where the Yahi people live at the beginning of the novel.

Wowunupo

This is the name of the cave to which Yahi are forced to flee.

Fire stick

This is the name that the Yahi give to the white man's gun or rifle.

Green Cave

According to the Yahi, this is a cave filled with dark spirits and beautiful stones.

Fishing shelter

This is the place where Ishi and Tushi go for safety, and where Ishi later takes Mother just before she dies...

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