Tukutnut, California

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Tukutnut (also, Santa Teresa and Tucutnut) is a former Rumsen settlement in Monterey County, California.[1]

According to mission records, the village was located about 3 miles (4.8 km) upstream from the mouth of the Carmel River, and it was the largest village of the Rumsen group of Costanoans.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tukutnut, California
  2. ^ Milliken, Randall. 1987. Ethnohistory of the Rumsen. Papers in Northern California Anthropology No. 2. Salinas, CA: Coyote Press.