I    Professional Links for organizations and resources
II   Academic Links for text, prose, and materials
III  Kid Links



I Professional Links


California Indian Basketweavers Association – CIBA The purpose of the California Indian Basketweavers Association is to preserve, promote & perpetuate California Indian basketweaving traditions.


CNPSCalif. Native Plant Society California Native Plant Society – CNPS
The CNPS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation and conservation of California native plants through education, science, advocacy, horticulture, and land stewardship.


CISACalif. Indian Storytelling Assn. California Indian Storytelling Association
Promoting the stories and culture of the indigenous people of the Americas. Membership information, events, festivals, and mailing list.


CDE California Department of Education Curriculum & Instruction
Information for improving student academic achievement of content standards by communicating policy and expectations and supporting districts by providing instructional guidance.


Gaiam Real Goods Realgoods Renewable Energy Technologies & Sustainable Living. Solar Electric Components and Eco Gadgets, Hopland, CA.


HSU Ext Ed Humboldt State University Extended Education Department website information.


ITEPPIndian Teacher & Educational Personnel Program.  Curriculum Resource Center Humboldt State University Indian Teacher Education Personnel program.


Project WILD Project WILD.  This is a state sponsored wildlife-focused conservation and environmental education program for k-12 schoolchildren and their teachers.



II Academic Links

Text, Readings, and Materials

Curriculum Links:

*American Indian Education
*California Indian Food and Culture by Hearst Museum of Anthropology http://hearstmuseum.berkeley/outreach/pdfs/teaching_kit.pdf
*California State Board of Education Standards and Frameworks Click on “Standards & Frameworks”
*CREEC Network: California Regional Environmental Education Community Click on “Curriculum”
*Federal Resources for Education Excellence (FREE)
*Heyday Books, Berkeley (“catalogue” to California Indian)
*ITEEP Indian Education Resource Center
*Project WILD Click on “Curriculum and Resources”

Information Links:

* Alternative Construction <google “green construction”>
* All About Birds
* Avenue of the Giants www. Stop for wild blackberry popsicles at
* Bedrock Industries www. This is an excellent site for artistry from recycled glass!
* Bluebirds of San Diego County (formerly Western Bluebirds)
* California Indian Basketweavers Association
* California Indian Conference
* California Native Plant Society
* Eat Wild
* Hawk Watch
* Klamath Forest Alliance
* Klamath Restoration Council
* Mid Klamath Watershed Council
* Pick Up 3 Excellent for kids!
* Sky Hunters: Raptor education & rehabilitation
* Tree Identification
* UC Berkeley and Whole Foods discuss “organic”
* US Forest Service

Recommended Reading:

* Dear Mad’m, by Stella Walthall Patterson
* Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale, by Jonathan London
* Forgotten Fires: Native Americans and the Transient Wilderness, by Omer C. Stewart
* History of Humboldt County Schools, Volume VI, Klamath/Trinity Area,
The Klamath-Trinity Indian Education Program, Hoopa
* The Hover Collection of KARUK BASKETS, Clarke Memorial Museum
To be read in conjunction with The True Story of Elsie Pearch Young’s Basket Collection,
by Minerva Starritt (available by special request)
* In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908-09, by Mary Ellicott Arnold and Mabel Reed
* Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison, by Lois Lenski (juvenile)
* Indian Oratory: Famous Speeches by Noted Indian Chieftains, W.C. Vanderwerth
[personal note: focus on the oratory, not the commentary]
* Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America,
by Theodora Kroeber
* Kaya: An American Girl 1764, American Girls Collection (juvenile)
* My Life and First Seven Years Teaching on the Klamath River, by Minerva Starritt
Available through the Siskiyou County Museum in Yreka 530-842-3836,
* Nickommoh!: A Thanksgiving Celebration, by Jackie French Koller
* Spirits of the Earth: A Guide to Native American Nature Symbols,
* Stories and Ceremonies
, by Bobby Lake-Thom
* Strangers In A Stolen Land: American Indians in San Diego 1850-1880,
by Richard Carrico
* Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of
* California’s Natural Resources,
by M. Kat Anderson

Recommended Movies and DVD’s:

* Coyote’s Journey: The Elders’ Cut, Charlie Thom and Clarence Hostler
* Dying for Water: Indians, Politics & Dead Fish in the Klamath River Basin, Northern
California Cultural Communications and KIDE-FM
* Reel Injun, On the trail of the Hollywood Indian by Native Americans Shacheen Littlefeather and Neil Diamond
* Salmon Fishing: California’s Gold #7008, Huell Howser
* Salmon on the Backs of Buffalo, Klamath Salmon Media Collaborative



III Kid Links

Bicycles: Not just for travel!

Manoa Chocolate, Hawaii  Organic chocolate, ground by tricycle power!
Maya Pedal, Guatemala  Village energy generated by bicycles!