Swordfish Cave

Swordfish cave is located in a valley a couple of miles from the ocean. It is more delicate than the Honda Ridge site, and is kept much less obvious to the passerby. The cave was probably only frequented by trained Chumash shamans at important times of the year.

These spiny bulbs grow particularly well in the valley which contains Swordfish Cave. Chumash ladies used them to comb their hair.

These hearty plants are robust enough to be used as brooms

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