California Native American Ceremonial Roundhouses (Thematic), Chaw Se' Roundhouse

California State Historic Landmark 1001

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#1001 Chaw Se Roundhouse
In a village, the roundhouse served a the center of ceremonial and social life. Constructed in 1974, the Chaw Se Roundhouse continues this tradition. With its door facing the East, towards the rising sun, four large oaks are the focal point of this sixty fot in diameter structure. Today, ceremonial roundhouses are the most significant architectural manifestation of the continuing Miwok spiritual heritage.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 1001, an element of the thematic designation, California Native American Ceremonial Roundhouses.

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Chaw Se Indian Grinding Rock SHP, 14881 Pine Grove/Volcano Rd, Pine Grove


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