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Traditional and Modern Methods of Acorn Preparation

December 05, 2013 by Emily Moskal

Bay Area oaks are prolific, but acorn use has diminished within the last 200 years. With the help of modern kitchenware you can rediscover the art of acorn preparation and its rich history grounded in Native American traditions.


Olompali State Historic Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This park embraces thousands of years of a history that is uniquely Californian—including relics from the native Miwok, Spanish missionaries, ...

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Point Reyes: Fidel’s Place

July 01, 2012 by Greg Sarris

Three days after the Indian--I'll call him Fidel--avenged the assault on his wife and slayed the young rancher who'd committed the horrible deed, the posse of vigilantes pursuing him found him, not near the small settlement of Marshall, but across Tomales Bay on a ridge; and not in a thicket of coyote bush and low-growing fir where he might've hidden, but in the middle of an open grassland.

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The Tribe

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

When Greg Sarris of Santa Rosa, an adopted child, learned that his paternal grandmother was a Coast Miwok, it opened ...

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Letter from the Publisher

April 01, 2003 by David Loeb

This is the time of year—that porous border between winter and spring—that I look forward to the most. As I ...

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On Sacred Places

April 01, 2003 by Greg Sarris

Tom Smith. A simple name. Not so the man. My great-great-grand-father. Father and grandfather and great-grandfather to many Coast Miwok ...

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