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UC Berkeley – Hearst Museum of Anthropology

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Holds a major global collection of indigenous artifacts, including from the Native American peoples of California.

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Rush Ranch Educational Council

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Rush Ranch Educational Council offers docent-led programs for groups visiting the ranch, including bird and plant walks and slide shows on Rush Ranch wildflowers and ranch history tours. Docents also provide an educational program for school classes on Tuesday mornings in the spring and fall based on 3rd and 4th grade curriculum and focusing on the Native American Patwins who lived in Solano County before to the arrival of Europeans.

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EAST/NORTH BAY Adventurers/Xplorers

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

"In reverence of The Great Spirit, Mother Earth and the people that love and loved her so well..!

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Cultural Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Cultural Conservancy is a Native American nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of indigenous cultures and their ancestral lands.

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

During early spring, the Almaden Quicksilver Park offers a spectacular wildflower display, and the remnants of the mercury mining era ...

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Pinnacles tests out tribe’s fire tradition

December 05, 2011 by Alison Hawkes

When Europeans arrived at what is now Pinnacles National Monument, the land was not exactly a “pristine” or “untouched” vision of nature, but rather a managed ecosystem that itself had become dependent on fires set by the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Scientists are studying the traditional fire practices to help the ecosystem build greater resilience to major disturbances like climate change.

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Bluebelly

January 01, 2011 by Greg Sarris

Greg Sarris, currently Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, grew up in Santa Rosa, left for many years, and has now resettled on Sonoma Mountain. The bluebellies were there in his childhood and are still there now, woven into the landscape and the history of Sarris's people.

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California Indians and Their Environment: An Introduction

December 11, 2009 by Alan Kaplan

California Natural History Guide No. 96, by Kent G. Lightfoot and Otis Parrish, University of California Press, Berkeley, 2009. $19.95. ...

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Book Review: Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider

October 01, 2008 by Dawn Chesbro

by Margaret Dubin and Sara-Larus Tolley, Heyday Books, 2008, 144 pages, $21.95 Less a cookbook than a cultural anthropological study, ...

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