Yurok

Yurok Reservation, Trinity-Klamath, CA, USA

First Contact:

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A rough estimate to help us understand how carnivorous and how ketogenic these people were before being exposed to western civilization

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About the Tribe

Title Image:

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In the extreme south, the Yurok and the Tolowa proportions of gathering/ hunting/fishing are 40/10/50 percent and 40/20/40 per cent, respectively. This is an area where acorns were used and naturally the proportion for gathering is greater.

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Importance of Animal Products

Importance of Plants

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Transition to Industrialized Food Products