Cooks Role Play Characters 

Olga (Ol’ga) – A Kodiak- Wife of Naneshkun Avvakum (a Kodiak) died August 1820. It is not known how she died.

Ayumin Mar’ya – A Kashia – She had a daughter, Maria, with the Russian Promyshlennik named Rodion Koroliov. He died December 9, 1820 of “some disease.” Ayumin and Maria returned to Ayumin’s native village near Ross after his death.

Ukayla – A Coast Miwok – Living with Kili Fedor, a Kodiak.

Mit’ya (Meet’ya) – A Kashia – Married to Aniehta Nikolai, a Kodiak. They had one son, Chanian Vissarion.

Kobbeya – A Southern Pomo – she had lived along the Russian River. She married Agchyaesikok Roman, a Kodiak. They may have lived in the Alaskan neighborhood out on the front terrace. They had a son, Kiochan Mitrofah. Kobbeya returned to her home and people along the Russian River in 1820. The father raised the young boy, until the father drowned. A Kodiak, Alexey Chaniguchi, was said to have raised the boy.

Vaimpo – A Coast Miwok – He worked at Ross in 1820 to pay off obligations to the Company.

Chichamik – A Coast Miwok – He worked at Ross in 1820 to pay off obligations to the Company.

Kapisha – A Coast Miwok – He worked on the Farallones to pay off obligations to the Company.

Chilan – A Kashia – He worked at Ross to pay off obligations to the Company.

Iik – A Kashia – He worked of his own free will in the kitchen.