The Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association serves as the cooperating association of Indian Grinding Rock State Park. Income is generated through the Museum's Book Store as well as from special events, donations, and fundraisers. Generated funding is allocated towards historic preservation and the operation and maintenance of park facilities.

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Chaw'se is the Miwok word for grinding rock – a slab of stone on which the Miwok people ground acorns and other seeds into meal, slowly forming the cup shaped depressions in the stone that can still be seen today. Along with the mortar holes, the main grinding rock within the park also features a number of decorative carvings: circles, spoked wheels, animal and human tracks, wavy lines, etc.

The Chaw'se (Miwok word for grinding rock) at Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park in Amador County is an outcropping of marbleized limestone with some 1,185 mortar holes, the largest collection of bedrock mortars in North America. In addition to the mortar …

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Park was closed for a short time Saturday afternoon, following the discovery of a suspicious device. According to the Amador Sheriff's Office, around 1:45, the dispatch center received inform...

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The Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization supporting Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, one of the most important Native American historic sites in California.. Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, located in Northern California's Sierra Nevada foothills, is known for its unique ...

The Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization supporting Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, one of the most important Native American historic sites in California.. Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, located in Northern California's Sierra Nevada foothills, is known for its unique chaw'se (grinding rock), decorated with petroglyphs.

Chaw-se – Grinding Rock "Our Chaw'se – A Place for Gathering, Laughter, and Work. This grinding rock is the largest in North America. It is also a rare example of petroglyphs (rock art) set in association with mortar holes. Although the meaning of the petroglyphs cannot be fully explained, they do suggest that this was a powerful and ...

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Chaw-se Indian Grinding Rock, Amador County: Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large …

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. Picnicking, Hiking, Camping are available. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the native Americans of this area with an ample supply of acorns.

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park (IGR) is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills 12 miles east of Jackson, CA. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks that once provided the Native Americans of …

Welcome to the Chaw'seIndian Grinding Rock Association The Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization supporting Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, one of the most important Native American historic sites in California.

CHAW'SE: Indian Grinding Rock SHP #373 In the Miwok language, Chaw'se refers to the grinding holes where acorns, seeds, and other items were processed. In the 1980's, Chaw'se was designated to interpret the Sierra Region that includes Northern, Central, and Southern Miwok, Maidu, Konkow, Monache, Nisenan, Tubatulabal, Washo and Foothill ...

National Gallery of Art. Sally Larsen. Miles and Miles, Chaw'se Acorn Grinding Rock, Miwok Indians, Amador County, California, 1998. Not on View

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association, Pine Grove, California. 918 likes · 684 were here. Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization that supports...

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association, Pine Grove, California. 927 likes · 685 were here. Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock Association is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization that supports...

Chaw'se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills eight miles east of Jackson. Picnicking, Hiking, Camping are available. The park nestles in a little valley 2,400 feet above sea level with open meadows and large valley oaks …

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park and the Chaw'se Regional Indian Museum are located at 14881 Pine Grove-Volcano Road, Pine Grove, California 95665 near Daffodil Hill and Black Chasm Cavern in Amador County. Day use fee is $8.00 …

The chaw'se at Grinding Rock State Park is also distinguished by the presence of 363 petroglyphs or rock carvings that depict circles, wavy lines, and human and animal tracks. It is believed that these carvings, estimated to be between two and three thousand years old, tell the history of the Miwok in this area.

The acorn grinding rock, Chaw'se in the Miwuk language, is nestled in a wooded valley 2,400 feet above sea level in the Sierra Nevada foothills with deer, fox, coyote, bobcats, turkey, quail ...

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THE GRINDING ROCK AND PETROGLYPHS. Chaw'se is the Miwok word for the mortar cups that formed in a stone slab as the Miwok people pounded acorns and other seed into meal. The largest chaw'se example can be seen at the park. The main grinding rock also features 363 petroglyphs — including circles, animal and human tracks, and wavy lines.