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Online Resources
Gold rush
California Indian During the Gold Rush
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Goldrush booklet
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Original Voices

A Gold Rush history 
created by Chag Lowry

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Slavery:  A California Reality
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Jack Forbes Photo

An Exploration of our History
California w/ Jack Forbes

(Native American Slaves) Youtube video


Yurokwoman n child
Slavery/indentured servitude in Humboldt County



TedX talk on Slavery/indentured Servitude in California




goldrush stereotype video

Gold Rush 1940's TV version

Cultural Writings

Reciprocity & Hupa Woodpeckers by Timothy Jordan

  Where the Trails return
Where The Trails Return: Cultural Influences on Hupa History by Brian Gleeson 2/14/14
Boarding School

how racist are you

Jane Elliot on Oprah 1992 How Racist are you?

Currliculum / PDF's


The Wild Rivers Teaching American History Project
American Indian Issues:  An introductory and Curricular Guide for Educators


Head start / K-12 and College Curriculum

NMAI thanksgiving curriculum
Useful Web pages

Debbie Reese's children's lit page

American Indians in Childrens Lit

National Museum on the
American Indian
Lectures & Symposia
Fish Kill 2014
Yurok Youth

Sam Keen's

The Art of Enemy Making

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American Indian Culture and research Journal


News from Native California

News from Native California


PDF Material Available online thanks to

the Center of Indian Community Development
1966 - 2012

Building & buying Green
Building and Buying Green PDF

Environmental Protection
part 1
part 2
part 3

part 4

Langague Dictionaries
thanks to CICD
Hupa Language
Hupa dictionary
Georgina Trull language book
Now you are speaking Hupa
Now your speaking Karuk
Karuk hello Tolowa Hello
Wiyot Hello Yurok Hello  

We are not just students

American Indian Education Fund


All of the following resources are available online

The Original Patriots by Chag Lowry

Biometrics in Indian Country: The Bloody fight for Authenticity
by Tiffany Waters

Blood Quantum Land Laws and the Race Versus Political Identity Dilemma

by Rose Cuison Villazor (this links to an Abstract and allows you to download a pdf version of the paper.)

Indigenous Identity: What is it, and Who Really has it?

by Hilary N. Weaver (I got the article through JSTOR, which is available through HSU Library)

Native intelligence by Jack Forbes

Videos on that might be useful.

Native American Languages - Hupa Valley Language Project 3.03 min video With Jackie Martin Teacher

Hoopa Creation Story 1.26min video with Kayla Carpenter narrator

Indian Card Game - Hoopa Valley Style 1.14min Soveriegn Day 2009

Bower Youth awards 2005 5.58min Kayla Carpenter, Ericka Chase,
(Merv George Sr. and Josh Strange)

Karuk Sacred Smoke 1.03 min NCIDC Karuk

Miss Indian World 2009 - Brook Grant Flower Dance demonstration 1.18 min

Miss Indian World 2010 - Brush dance Demonstration 16:19min

The Yurok Tribe 3.15 min

oohl we-son' 6:58min

Live in a Good Way 24:39min

Fatherhood Project 11:32min

Klamath Style Yew-Bow 5:24min Homer Cooper Original

California Indian Songs and stories 2:05:40 Charlie Thom, Malcolm Margolin, Linda Yamane, Mike Merelez, Ron Good, Clarence Hostler.

The Economic Impact of Indian Gaming in 2009

Lands of Opportunity: Social and Economic Effects of Tribal Gaming on Localities

Two-Spirits in American Indian Culture 12:48min