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Bunnell is credited with naming the valley in the central Sierra Nevada of California from his interviews with Chief Tenaya, the founder of the Colony of Ahwahnee. The Miwoks who lived in the area for ages considered the Ahwahneechee to be especially violent, they called them  “yohhe’meti” literally means “they are killers”. Now, Yosemite is famous with the Yosemite National Park, it covers an area of 3,081 km² and  is visited by over 3.5 million people each year…

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Origin of Yosemite?