Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
People of the Mountains
The Nuwa Tribe
The background includes local pictographs, a natural lake and the natural vegetation still visible in the area, such as cattails and rushes. The domed huts are called kahni, which means house in the Kawaiisu or Nüwa language.
Erected 2004 by Tehachapi Heritage League & Tehachapi Main Street. (Marker Number 25.)
Location. 35° 7.856′ N, 118° 26.88′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on West F Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located north side of the Hitching Post Theaters. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 South Green Street, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hitching Post Theatre (a few steps from this marker); Monolith (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Bank of Tehachapi (within shouting distance Beekay Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Former Post Office (about 300 feet away); Tehachapi Hospital (about 300 feet away); Red Front Blacksmith Shop Mural (about 400 feet away); Odd Fellows Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
More about this marker. Painted by artist Colleen Mitchell-Veyna
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.