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  • Ishi - The Last Yahi Indian

    07/26/2002 5:10:10 PM PDT · by vannrox · 62 replies · 16,251+ views
    Winter Steel ^ | FR Post 7-24-02 | Editorial Staff
    Ishi  The Last Yahi   In August 1911, Ishi, the last surviving member of the Yahi Indian tribe, walked out of the foothills near Mount Lassen... leaving behind his Stone Age world... and entered twentieth-century California society. From 1911 - 1916, Ishi resided at the Anthropology Museum of the University of California Affiliated Colleges on Parnassus Heights in San Francisco (now the site of the University of California, San Francisco), sharing knowledge about his culture and beliefs with Anthropologists Alfred L. Kroeber and Theodore T. Waterman, as well as Surgeon Saxton T. Pope. Graciously collaborating with the anthropologists, Ishi provided...