|Tcholovoni, cousins of the Muwekma.|
In 1775 the first Spanish ship sailed into the San Francisco Bay. On board was Father Vincente Santamaria, who decided to go ashore and visit a village located some distance inland, and has left us with the following account:
There was in authority over all of these Indians one whose kingly presence marked his eminence above the rest. Our men made a landing, and when they had done so the Indian chief addressed a long speech to them...