Del Puerto Canyon
Mortar Count: 20
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Diablo Grande Cave
Mortar Count: 9
Open
Orestimba
Mortar Count: 73
Open

Territory: Unclassified

We do not have enough information on the tribelets listed here to determine whether their dialects were Ohlone or Northern Valley Yokuts.

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Del Puerto Canyon

Del Puerto Canyon20+ bedrock mortarsElevation 575 ft.A drive-up site. No hiking required. Note mortars in foreground. There are three known mortar rocks here, but a thorough examination of this site might turn up more and would surely raise the mortar count.A closer look at the site. Note the rock near the left margin of the […]

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Diablo Grande Cave

Diablo Grande Cave1 bedrock mortar and a 28 cupule slab8 bedrock mortars in a cave with (obscure) hematite pictographsElevation 1179 ft.Jim photographs the cupule rock. The cupules are hard to make out, so look carefully. That’s the cave (or rock shelter) with bedrock mortars in the background.

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Orestimba

Orestimba 73 bedrock mortars, rock shelters Elevation 274 ft. Jeff’s fishing buddies told him he should check out this interesting rock formation alongside the California aqueduct near Newman–a great suggestion. Lieutenant Moraga and Father Viader first met with Yokuts Indians on October 25, 1810 somewhere near this rock formation, probably amonst the sycamores along Orestimba […]