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Shasta


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Shasta

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Refers to the culture of the Shasta group of Indian peoples. The Shasta inhabited the highlands of interior northern California, in the basins of the Upper Klamath and the Scott and Shasta rivers. The main subdivisions are the Shasta, New River Shasta, Konomihu, and Okwanuchu. The Achomawi and Atsugewi were formerly included with the Shasta but are now usually classified separately.

Variations

Shasta Indians

Shastan

Sastise

Broader Term

Californian Native American styles

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