José Sudón (Kamuliyatset)

Father of Policarpio, José Sudón (Kamuliyatset) was a Chumash Indian who built plank canoes. According to J.P. Harrington’s notes, Sudón participated in the Chumash Indian revolt of 1824. He was related by marriage to two women who visited the Lone Woman and brought clams to her: Martina and Pilar.

DATE OF BIRTH: About 1781
PLACE OF BIRTH: Swaxil, Santa Cruz Island (Limuw), Alta California, New Spain
DATE OF DEATH: Unknown
PLACE OF BURIAL: Unknown


Bibliography
Hudson, Travis. Breath of the Sun: Life in Early California as Told by a Chumash Indian, Fernando Librado to John P. Harrington. Banning, CA: Malki Museum Press, 1979: 155.

Hudson, Travis. “Recently Discovered Accounts Concerning the ’Lone Woman’ of San Nicolas Island.” Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 3 (1981): 194, 196.

Last updated: February 8, 2017