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Acorns in Italy: Strengthening Our Traditional Foods Thousands of Miles Away

Acorns in Italy: Strengthening Our Traditional Foods Thousands of Miles Away. By Vincent Medina There is a powerful movement sweeping across Indian Country to reconnect with our traditional foods. Our traditional foods across North America, varied and diverse, were often actively suppressed as colonizers came into our land and tried to change every aspect of our lives and identities. This came in many forms, and in m...
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Gathering of Ohlone People

October 2 Gathering of Ohlone Peoples, Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont Held in Chochenyo Ohlone land, the Ohlone Gathering is a celebration of Ohlone culture. It features Ohlone peoples sharing aspects of culture, such as food, art, music, dance, basketry, language, and much more. 10am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ebparks.org...
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Breath of Life 2016: Bringing Story Back Home

Breath of Life 2016: Bringing Story Back Home By Vincent Medina Not too long ago, a friend of mine broke a beautiful abalone necklace. The beads were scattered, the pieces fragmented, a pattern barely in place on one end of the string. Instead of buying a new necklace, she decided to put it back together and fix it. She found the existing pattern that was there, and threaded the beads and abalone together, but soon r...
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Spoken Words Flow

Spoken Words Flow by Vincent Medina California Indian stories and song flowed throughout the exposed brick halls at the East Bay Media Center in Berkeley last Saturday night, April 30th, during the California Indian Spoken Word, hosted by News from Native California and Heyday. The night was full of good energy, Indian languages, community, spicy food, and lots of laughter. In the Spring of 2014, we at Heyday organiz...
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Omesia Said… Love, Sex, and Tenacious Survival

Omesia Said… Love, Sex, and Tenacious Survival Written by Louis Trevino ‘ee, miššix mak ‘aa neeya. muur mur, ka ‘oksey ukxakay rukkatiki ‘ečilat ‘is tuknutk. ‘arru ‘immey ‘utti rukkatiki xuyya, tannay mur ‘eeweki šiina mišyon. kuwee mur miššix. mur keččeš ša mišyon. tannay mur ‘eeweki šakay mirkanakay, ‘is ‘utti ‘aa pannan. ‘inn ‘exxe mur ‘utyey xekčošt ‘aa, ka ‘oksey ukxakay. ka ‘unnixi...
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