A summary of chronology and diffusion can be made most conveniently and concisely by the use of the map in conjunction with the following tabulation. Definitely established dates appear in bold type. A knowledge of the route of diffusion permits the dating of intermediate tribes.
Wodziwob, Walker Lake Paviotso, originator, 1869.
Frank Spencer (Weneyuga), Pyramid Lake Paviotso (?), converted Washo, Pyramid Lake Paviotso, Surprise Valley Paviotso, Klamath Reservation Paviotso, some Klamath (?) and Modoc on Klamath Reservation, 1871.
Doctor George, Klamath Reservation Modoc, converted Tule Lake Modoc, 1871.
Tule Lake Modoc transmitted doctrine to Shasta, 1871.
Sambo, Shasta, converted Karok, 1871.
Several Shasta transmitted doctrine to Siletz Reservation Tututni and to Grand Ronde, 1871.
Depot Charlie, Tututni, converted Tolowa, 1871 or 1872.
Naigelthomelo, Yurok, or Hena Tom, Tolowa, converted Yurok, 1872.
Hupa rejected doctrine, 1872.
Yurok brought second wave to Karok, 1873. (This constituted a closed unit with no indication of how the doctrine reached north-central Califor- nia. The second ingress was via the Achomawi.)
Biritcid, Honey Lake Paviotso (?), converted eastern Achomawi, 1871.
Achomawi transmitted cult to Northern Yana, 1871.
Abortive attempt to convert Mountain Maidu by group of Paviotso, 1871 (?).
Norelputus, Northern Yana–Wintu, inserted deep earth lodge element,