Call Out for Artists: “We Were Then, We Are Now”

A call out for artists who will like to feature their work in “We Were Then, We Are Now,” an exhibit focusing on California Indians using language as a way to tell the complex beauty of perseverance. This exhibit will be at the Maidu Museum in Roseville from May 21st through September 30th, 2016. For information on how to submit contact Sigrid Benson at Benson@roseville.ca.us We Were Then, We Are Now Call...
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In Our Languages – Kawaiisu

A story as told by Kawaiisu Elder Lucille Girado-Hicks, February 2015   We used to go over that way to the ranch to pick gooseberries. Tama uusuusa aweenakwenüm ranchiva’an. Chehenüma pohoopita.   In the summer we could find lots of berries. Su’ura tazava’ana müts owot mehenüm poho’apita.   So we went there one afternoon when I was just a girl. Suvois aweena hugariikwenaaka nü’ü neezhagai.   We ar...
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All Miwok Language Symposium

All Miwok Language Symposium  Written by Candra Neff   The 2nd Annual All Miwok Language Symposium was held November 3rd through 5th at the Black Oak Casino Resort Hotel in Tuolumne, California. The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians hosted the event.  Sponsors included Jackson Rancheria, Shingle Springs Rancheria, United Auburn Indian Community and Wilton Rancheria.  Miwok people attended from all over Central Cal...
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Language and Love in Wonder Valley

Language and Love in Wonder Valley By Terria Smith   Hours of roads – big freeways, small highways, and tiny back streets – directed myself as well as lots of attendees through cities, mountains and farmlands to this year’s Language is Life Conference at the Wonder Valley Ranch in Sanger, Calif. The theme for this year was “Language is Love.” And indeed, love was all around. It was my first time to t...
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AICLS’ 12th Annual Language is Life Gathering

September 18-20 AICLS’ 12th Annual Language is Life Gathering, Wonder Valley Ranch and Conference Center, Sanger California. Language is Life is a two-day biennial workshop to protect and preserve California Indian languages. The keynote speaker will be Natalie Diaz. For more information and to register, visit www.aicls.org...
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