Resources for Further Engagement
Click the button to visit the site of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, which is where we got the majority of our information when it came to trying to frame our research. The site offers a lot more insight to contemporary and past issues.
Click the button to visit the site of the closest local museum, which is located in Santa Rosa.
“The Museum provides California Indians and the public with a first class museum facility in which to portray California Indian history and culture from an Indian perspective.“
Click the button to visit the site of the local museum in a Novato Miwok village that is:
“…Dedicated to providing the people of Northern California with programs and exhibits that deepen understanding and appreciation of Native American cultures“.
Click the button to visit the Survey site of the Linguistics department at UC Berkeley where they document languages of primarily California, and other languages of the Americas. The site includes the Breath of Life project, but also serves as an overview of how UC Berkeley has been involved in language preservation and revitalization.
Click the button to visit the site for the a language revitalization project at UC Berkeley. An excerpt from the History section:
“Starting in 1996, Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival (AICLS) has partnered with the University of California, Berkeley to run the one-week biennial Breath of Life program for California Indians, now called the Breath of Life Institute. The objective is to assist the participants in exploring and utilizing the vast archives of California Indian languages and materials for their own efforts in language reclamation.”
Click the button to read an article written by Casey Capachi in 2012 that documents some of the language revitalization projects and movements that are happening in California.
Click the button to read an article written by Elizabeth Chapin in 2013 that documents how other California State universities are working with native speakers and creating projects to help with language preservation and revitalization efforts.
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