The remaining Yokuts territory is large in area but relatively small in population.
Like the Yokuts bear doctors, they were thought able to transform themselves bodily into bears.
Among the Yokuts the rattlesnake shamans annually held a public ceremony designed to prevent rattlesnake bites among the tribe.
This tribe lived just above the Yokuts and at points was in very close association with them.
It is identified by them with Hoschiu of the Yokuts tribe, Tulamni.
The population in 1850 for the part of the Yokuts territory here being discussed was considered in a previous section.
The members possess power of causing sickness and contend against each other much like the shamans of the Maidu and Yokuts.
Kroeber seems to have been thus deceived in his discussion of the population of the Yokuts.
In another Indian language, Yokuts, vocalic modifications affect both noun and verb forms.
This idea is especially developed among the Yokuts of the southern San Joaquin valley.