Mojave River Valley Museum
Mojave Desert Indians -
Historic Desert Indian Territories Map:
The Koso lived in the area east of the crest of the Sierra, south of Owens
Lake and across the Coso,
and Death Valleys. The land was a
barren and harsh habitat. The Koso population was the meagerest. Possibly
200 at peak numbers.
The Koso were also called Kosho, Panamint, Shikaviyam, Sikiam,
Shikaich, Kaich, Kwü, Sosoni, and Shoshone.
Neighbors to the north were the Mono, south were the
Vanyume, to the west were the