Although the Carrizo Plain appears to be a dry, harsh environment, Native American people have occupied the area for at least the last 10,000 years. Contemporary Native American people continue to attribute important traditional cultural and spiritual values to the Carrizo Plain.
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Famers and ranchers built homesteads on the Carrizo Plain during the 19th century, some of which were used into recent times.
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