Wappo Indians of Napa County
All flora photos are from the Brousseau collection of the U.C. Berkeley Digital Library Project. Pictures are Copyright 1995 Brother Eric Vogel, St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA, 94575. Permission is granted to use these images for any non-commercial purpose.
All photos of Wappo jewelery, tools, and baskets are by Andy Dooley-Miller, 1998.
The Wappo legend comes from Wappo Texts by Paul Radin, pubished by the UC Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, U of C Press, 1924. Public domain.
Many thanks to Earl F. Covey, Cultural Resources Manager/Consultant for the Mishewal-Wappo Tribe, for reviewing the site and providing expert feedback and suggestions.
Bibliography:A very extensive listing of texts concerning Wappo and California Indian history. Many of these items are out of print and/or difficult to find.
Plants they used -Legend -Houses -Language -Tools -Games