- 2024 Alameda Oak Tree SurveyThe Oak Forest of Alameda is alive and well. During our survey, we identified at least 405 properties which have Oak Trees. Once everything was processed and plugged into our… Read more: 2024 Alameda Oak Tree Survey
- 2024-2025 Cultural & Education Programming Announced!The Alameda Native History Project is proud to announce their Cultural & Educational Program Offerings for 2024-2025. Read on…
- Indigenous Food Lab After Action ReportBudget (Approx.): $1,250 [– $400 facilities repairs and equipment purchases] Volunteers: 12Avg. Volunteers Per Day: 3 Most Dedicated Award: CharlesAbove & Beyond Award: Farmer Mentor Award: Heather Galloway Leadership Award:… Read more: Indigenous Food Lab After Action Report
- Two Spirit Pride WeekThat’s what I’m calling the upcoming week of February 2nd. Alameda Native History Project has co-organized a number of different events going on all over the City of San Francisco.… Read more: Two Spirit Pride Week
- New Map: Historic Alameda EcologyA Never-Before-Seen Map of Alameda’s Indigenous History Can you imagine elk running down Park Street? Cotton Tail Rabbits hopping among giant Live Oak trees on Grand? Gathering blackberries at Chochenyo… Read more: New Map: Historic Alameda Ecology
For more than 100 years, we have been purposefully separated from our family, language, and culture.
The process of repatriation isn’t limited to Native American Graves and Burials; it also includes reclaiming the Indigenous Knowledge kept from us by institutional gatekeepers, and refusal to acknowledge our very indigeneity.
The sovereign rights of tribal nations includes Data Sovereignty, the Academic Right to Be Forgotten, and the Unrestricted & Unequivocal Right of Access.
Decolonizing History is a multi-faceted effort which must rely on the intergenerational integration of Indigenous Knowledge, Culture, and Data to preserve our history, and identity for the Next Generation of Indigenous Leaders.
Using modern technology to leverage awesome new ways of educating youth about the indigenous, pre-contact history of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Presenting California History, and Native American History in a way which has never been done before; from an indigenous perspective, inclusive of indigenous voices and lived experiences.
For too long, our stories and knowledge have been overlooked as simple superstitions and useless information only of interest to die-hard outdoors people and survivalists.
Indigenous knowledge is valid; and our legends and creation stories are just as amazing and noteworthy as Western and Eastern Theologies such as the Greek & Roman, and Egyptian, pantheons.
Except: Native American culture and beliefs are far more relevant to California and San Francisco Bay Area history.
Sparking creativity and challenging the status quo by providing new ways to preserve and share history; providing access to equipment and training which enables tribes to produce and store their own sovereign data and archives.
Using next-gen technology to enhance connectivity between ourselves and our community; and provide awesome new ways to center Indigenous History, Knowledge, and Culture from the perspective of the Indigenous people themselves.
Creating and using accurate data to adequately, unambiguously identify Tribal Cultural Resources, Sacred Sites, Native American Cemeteries, and other Tribally Significant Locations, is key to advocating for their protection.