Volvon Village Proposal

Why it is Important¬† This village site features the largest known concentration of bedrock mortars and visible house pits in the San Francisco Bay Area, but that only begins to hint at its significance. The Volvon tribal territory in the Black Hills SE of Mount Diablo was known throughout central California as the home of the First People, the spiritual and metaphysical forefathers of all the Indians. The 9,000 year old Los Vaqueros Man was unearthed 3 miles down the hill from this site. The Brushy Peak trading grounds, within view, were possibly the most frequented in central California, bringing traders from all the tribes to the foot of the mountain. The cosmopolitan atmosphere would have been unrivalled. The fact … Continue reading Volvon Village Proposal