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Exhibit item: RAYMOND DABB YELLAND, [Early days, 'Chucka,' Yosemite Valley, California] [ca. 1885], Oil painting on board

Exhibit item:
RAYMOND DABB YELLAND
[Early days, "Chucka," Yosemite Valley, California] [ca. 1885]
Oil painting on board

Quotation:
ALFRED L. KROEBER
California Place Names of Indian Origin, 1916

"Yosemite is Southern Sierra Miwok for 'grizzly bear,' as usually stated, though like English 'bear' it signifies the species in general and denotes a 'fully grown' animal only in distinction from words perhaps corresponding to 'cub.' The Indian pronunciation is Uzumati or Uzhumati, with the u spoken with unrounded lips."

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