In our Nature and World Cultures class at SJSU, students work on group projects tracing the dynamic relationships between Native Californian tribes and tribal communities and specific aspects of nature.
Student work results in micro-documentaries featured on YouTube, published articles in the newsmagazine Indian Country Today, and projects used by tribal staff and councils.
Highlights from student work include:
Tule River Tribe Knows Basket-Weaving Is Interwoven With Cultural Identity
August 07, 2013
Read more at https://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/08/07/tule-river-tribe-knows-basket-weaving-interwoven-cultural-identity-150779
How Archie Thompson Saved the Yurok Language
August 16, 2013
Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/08/16/how-archie-thompson-saved-yurok-language-150910
- Fall 2012 Microdocumentary: Winnemem Wintu and the Salmon
- Fall 2012 Microdocumentary: Winnemem Wintu and Proposed Raising of the Shasta Dam
- Fall 2012 Microdocumentary: Amah Mutsun (Ohlone) and the Renewal Garden
- Summer 2012 Microdocumentary: Help Winnemem Wintu Save Their Home