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Nisenan

In Our Languages: Nisenan

In Our Languages: Nisenan By Alan Wallace   ’ejowwisi woontiwisi woole myje habys. han honpetaajwisi. han honsynowisi hedem k’awi ni. Wanting to get mad and kill, I might become like them.  And go crazy.  And I will forget this place.   k’awi ‘uk’ojis. solni pajjom hontak’ojis. ‘esak’ni kodojampenaan, kaantee ‘isim. nisnaanik pe’a mi ‘esak’ac’e, nisek pe’am wenne my ‘esak’leleetim. Better to travel the land...
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Harry Fonseca collection becomes largest individual artist acquisition at The Autry Museum of the American West

Harry Fonseca collection becomes largest individual artist acquisition at The Autry Museum of the American West Written by Terria Smith When most of us think of Coyote in the context of our California Native cultures, we may think of the lessons we were taught through our creation stories. What we likely do not think of is Coyote taking ballet, playing the piano, or skateboarding. But these are exactly the things Coy...
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Poem Red

  Recently, Liljana Paulonie Adams (Miwok/Nisenan/Konkow/Hawaiian) wowed the audience at the premiere of the musical “Something Inside is Broken” and at Sierra College’s Indigenous Peoples’ Days when she read her poetry. The poem she read not only gives voice to the Native women who were silenced after contact, but also balanced the unheard voices of the land. Liljana recently graduated f...
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5th Annual Nisenan Heritage Day

November 6 5th Annual Nisenan Heritage Day, Sierra College’s Nevada County campus, 250 Sierra College Dr, Grass Valley, CA. Free. For more information visit nevadacityrancheria.org or contact Shelly Covert at shelly@nevadacityrancheria.org or 530-570-0846....
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