What did Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo do and why is he important? Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo is best known for being the first European to successfully navigate the Pacific coast of what is today California to points north of the San Francisco Bay. During the voyage, he and his men disembarked at several points and made direct […]
Native Americans of the California Coast: The Chumash
The Chumash are a widespread group of California native people who lived along the southern California coast and the Santa Barbara Channel Islands.