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B. SERRANO. [underlined] The chief home of the Indians called Serranos, forming one of the principal groups of the southern Californian branch of the Shoshonean family, was the San Bernardino range of mountains. In addition to this they lived along the Mojave river, both where this flows from the San Bernardino mountains and far out in the Mohave desert about Barstow and Daggett and below. They probably occupied also the part of Los Angeles county north of the San Bernardino range. Where on Santa Clara river they joined the Chumash Indians of the west is not certain. It was probably very near the boundary between Ventura and Los Angeles counties. North of the Tehachapi range a Serrano tribe calling themselves the Gikidanum, and known by their Yokuts neighbors as Mayaintalap, lived on Tejon creek and the neighboring streams in the Tulare-San Joaquin drainage, though without reaching either Tulare or Kern lake. The Serrano extension eastward is not known, but they did not reach across the state, as before the Colorado river is reached the Chemehuevi are encountered in the mountains west of this stream. San Bernardino valley has generally been attributed to the Serranos. The Indians now living there are mainly Serranos, and the statements of Indians at other places in the adjoining regions also
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