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San Francisco once belonged to the Yelamu.

It's Thanksgiving, and in addition to finding gratitude for all that we have, we also wanted to give a nod to the natives and history of our home. Before the summer of love and the gold rush, what is now the Bay Area was Ohlone (also referred to as Costanoan) land. Take a step into their culture.


Ohlone Words

Chochenyo Ohlone words

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English

Mutsun Ohlone words

One

Hemetca

Two

Uthin

Three

Kaphan

Four

Utit

Five

Parwes

Man

Taares

Woman

Mukurma

Dog

Hutcekniš

Sun

Hismen

Moon

Tar

Water

Sii

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