Yosemite Valley Plan, A Threat To Indian Culture

Cultural Genocide

Important People -Yosemite-Mono Lake Paiutes- Not Miwok

We are sure you have seen this photo, but wondered who they were.

When entering Yosemite the rangers at the entrance will give you a map and info of Yosemite National Park. On the map is a photo of an Native American family, but with no names.

Well, here is who they. They are the Poker Bill (Jim) family. From left to right – Suzie (Williams) McGowan, holding baby Sade McGowan, Carrie Bethel, Minnie Turner later Mike, and Poker Bill (Jim) father of the three girls and husband of Suzie McGown, Yosemite-Mono Lake Paiutes;


May 10, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. Suzie was the daughter of Rose Williams daughter of Maggie and Big Jim (Williams) and Poker Bill was the son of Captain Jim and Patsy Jim.

    Comment by jrhoan | May 10, 2015 | Reply

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