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Juan Jose Fustero
Piru, California

Juan José Fustero, who lived in the Piru-Camulos area, billed himself as "the last of the Piru Indians." Possibly the last full-blooded Tataviam Indian (a subject of some dispute); Fustero died June 30, 1921, at or near Rancho Camulos.

NOTE: For many years, Fustero's death was incorrectly reported as having occurred in 1916. His death certificate, on file with the Ventura County Recorder, indicates the correct date was 1921.


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FUSTERO FAMILY

• Tataviam Ethnohistory
Johnson & Earle 1990

• The Indians of Mission San Fernando (Johnson 1997)
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Sinforosa Fustero ~1910

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Sinforosa Fustero Story

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Juan J. Fustero Family

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Juan J. Fustero

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Juan J. Fustero's Death Certificate

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