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The California Indian Basketweavers Association

July 30th, 2017 Background and History In the late 20th century, the age-old art of basketweaving, perfected over centuries by California Indians, appeared at risk of dying out. Few younger weavers were learning to weave, and the mostly older women who continued to weave were finding it increasingly difficult to carry on their work. The…

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Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Financial Assistance and Social Services

July 20th 2017 – Program Description The BIA Financial Assistance and Social Services program provides assistance to Federally recognized American Indians and Alaska Native tribe members in the following ways: General Assistance: Cash assistance to meet essential needs of food, clothing, shelter, and utilities. Additionally, each General Assistance recipient must work with a social services…

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Dry Creek Brush Arbor

July 5th 2017 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District and the DCR signed a 25-year lease for 27 acres downstream of the dam. The lease includes four 25-year renewals. The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians built the new redwood brush arbor where we host cultural celebrations for the first time since the…

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Photo Gallery of Dry Creek Pomo Baskets

June 30 2017 A Photo Gallery from the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indian Archives… A beautiful look at Dry Creek, Southern Pomo Indian Baskets from our private collection. Click on photo below to view gallery

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Links To Native American Resource Websites

June 17th 2017 – Here is a list of websites throughout the US that feature resources for Native Americans. Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (ANAC)  Ottawa, ON Abya Yala Fund for Indigenous Self-Development in South & Meso America (AYF)  Oakland, CA Alberta Native Friendship Centre Association  Edmonton, AB Alliance for California Traditional Arts  Fresno, CA Alliance of Tribal Tourism…

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California Indian Basketweavers Association

June 4th 2017 – Visit the CIBA Website Here 27TH ANNUAL  CALIFORNIA INDIAN BASKETWEAVERS GATHERING AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST LOS ANGELES, CA  JUNE 23-25, 2017 CALIFORNIA INDIAN BASKETWEAVERS ASSOCIATION   Basket weaving is the most prolific and best known traditional Indian art in California. Starting in the late 19th century and continuing throughout the…

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TRIBAL SCHOLARSHIPS

May 24th 2017 Tribal Members face a unique set of challenges in gaining access to a college education and are one of the most underrepresented groups both in college and in the degree-holding population. Education is a pressing concern for the American Indian community. Despite a strong desire to earn a degree, many American Indian students…

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Manuel Cordova

May. 21st 2017 – Portrait of an Elder… Manual Cordova, also known as “Hummingbird”…..

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Brush Arbor

April 19th 2017 – Sharing time together on our ancestral land. The Brush Arbor Thank you to Joe and Andy Gonzales for the photographs

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Visions of Old Dry Creek

April 7th 2017 Acorns used to be harvested in old granary trees like the one shown below. This is a photo from Dry Creek before the Warm Springs Dam was built. From our Private Collection.

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