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  • proper n. An indigenous population native to the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas, California.
  • proper n. The Utian (Penutian) family of languages of this people.

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Examples

  • Anyway, we're the OG's aka The Ohlone Gangstas, so don't mess with us, ya hear? haha

    krazililme Diary Entry

  • The story of how Redwood City became home to a salt-making operation began hundreds of years ago, when the native Ohlone people gathered the salt left as water evaporated around the edges of San Francisco Bay.

    Bay's Sun, Wind Drew Centuries of Salt Makers

  • Entrepreneurial Californians quickly rediscovered what the Ohlone had known: The Bay Area's abundant sunlight and wind are perfect for salt making.

    Bay's Sun, Wind Drew Centuries of Salt Makers

  • I had the honor to communicate with Norman, a Barbados black-bellied sheep, in a demonstration consultation at a lecture sponsored by the Ohlone Humane Society.

    When Animals Speak

  • Coincidentally it was close to the ancient Ohlone Indian land near which Arnold Brubaker hoped to build his desalination plant.

    Roadside Crosses

  • The Ohlone Indians were the first inhabitants of this part of California.

    Roadside Crosses

  • Not to mention destroying an Ohlone burial ground.

    Roadside Crosses

  • Galvan [...] is finishing up the construction of an Ohlone-style tule house atop unmarked graves.

    San Francisco's Multilayered History

  • Thousands of years before Spanish and Mexican settlers arrived, Ohlone Indian villages thrived in the slough's mild environment.

    Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, California

  • Emeryville's Bay Street sits on an ancient Ohlone Indian community including a burial ground.

    Archive 2005-09-01

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