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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Storytelling & Indigenous Gathering

July 11 Storytelling & Indigenous Gathering, Traditional Storytelling and Native Dance – Sharing, Learning, Teaching.  Enjoy storytelling from all perspectives and sacred spaces and places at this fundraiser for Indian Canyon.  Outdoor, family friendly, sober event. http://www.indiancanyonlife.org., 1PM to 5PM...
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StoryCorps at the Maidu Museum

StoryCorps at the Maidu Museum by Tiffany Adams, News from Native California Contributing Editor A little over a week ago I had the privilege and honor to help bring together Native peoples from around northern California to share some of the stories of their lives. It was a day of many feelings for most of the storytellers, a day of reflection, memory, of hope, and a day of healing for many. Gathering community memb...
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“In Our Languages” translation. Hossi Melle/Hossi Šaaw

With the principal purpose of language being to communicate with one another, we at News would like to encourage a shift that moves beyond translating all our words verbatim into English, and begin to use our languages for internal communication within our communities. This article will be the first of a series brought to you by News from Native California and the Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival...
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Yomen: 11th Annual Spring Celebration and Free Community Event

Experience California Indian culture with an opening blessing followed by California Indioan dancers, skill demonstrations, tours through the historic site, old ways craft demonstrations, children's activities, storytelling, and a Native craft fair throughout the day....
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