Kawaiisu Indians. The most westerly subdivision of the Ute-Chemehuevi linguistic division of the Shoshonean family. They occupy an isolated area on both sides of the Tehachapi mountains, California, but particularly the west side around Piaute mountains and the valleys of Walker basin in Caliente and Kelso Creeks as far south as Tehachapi.
MLA Source Citation:AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 5 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/kawaiisu-tribe.htm - Last updated on Sep 25th, 2011
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