Moiya, California

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Moiya is a former Pomo settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located near Hopland; its precise location is unknown.[1]

The Moiya band of Pomo are one of four bands of Pomo described by George Gibbs as living between Hopland and the coast; the other three are Bochheaf, Tabahtea, and Ubakhea.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moiya, California
  2. ^ Barrett, Samuel Alfred (1908), The Ethno-geography of the Pomo and Neighboring Indians, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, 1, University of California Press, p. 178