The Yahi people lived in what is now Northern California. In 1911, Ishi, a member of the Yahi, was discovered wandering alone near Oroville, California. The local sheriff uncertain what to do, jailed Ishi. Two anthropologists, Alfred Kroeber and Thomas Talbot Waterman, freed and befriended Ishi who appeared to be the last survivor of the Yahi. From 1911, until his death in 1916, Ishi lived at the University of California, Berkeley, assisting Kroeber and Waterman in their research.
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