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  • Shuumi Does Not Benefit Ohlone Tribe

    Most people are familiar with the Confederated Villages of the Lisjan Nation, INC.; and their fundraising (“trust”) corporation known as Sogorea Te Land Trust, INC. Both are fronted by Corrina Gould, an Ohlone woman, who has managed to command the attention and monies from thousands of people in the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond.…

  • 2024 Alameda Oak Tree Survey

    The 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 GIS systems, we were able to identify the footprint of Alameda’s “Bolsa de Encinal“. What is la Bolsa De Encinal? This place we call “Alameda”…

  • 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 Report

    Budget (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: PaigeOn The Spot Award: LizetteGenerosity Award: John Jacque Special Guests: Misty (Lakota Night: Gugu Bread and Wajopi)Lois (Blue Corn Demo)Dwight Francisco (Talking Circle) Shout Outs:…

  • Two Spirit Pride Week

    That’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. The most awesome of which are the Two Spirit Symposium on February 9th, and the Indigenous Food Lab from February 2nd to the 11th. Check…

  • New Map: Historic Alameda Ecology

    A 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 Park?Oysters on Regent?Making tule boats at Alameda Point? This map combines historic elements to tell the story of Alameda before. Developed for elementary and middle-school…

  • First Meeting!

    Announcing our first meeting ever. Inaugural Meeting – Intro/Info Session January 27, 2024; 2-3 PMGet tickets at NativeHistory.eventbrite.com Join us for an informal and informative session where we’ll introduce ourselves, share important details, and answer any questions you might have. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned local historian, this event is open to everyone…

  • ANHP Receives Grant for Bay Area Indigenous Mapping Project

    The Alameda Native History Project is the proud recipient of a Native Solidary Project grant for our work mapping the Indigenous Bay. Our mapping project seeks to reverse the erasure, and inaccuracies promulgated by biased archeologists and flawed anthropological analysis. We do this by centering the indigenous knowledge and lived experiences in historical narratives about…

  • Alameda Native History Project Announces Fiscal Sponsorship

    Since Alameda Native History Project started as a small research project in 2019, it has been run using the pocket money of its founder, Gabriel Duncan. As the Alameda Native History Project started to become larger, and more established; being able to budget for upcoming events, meetings, classroom presentations, (and more) is becoming a vital…

  • PRESS RELEASE:

    Alameda Native History Project Calls On City of Alameda To Dedicate Park In Memory of Mario Gonzalez 12/15/2023Alameda, California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On Thursday, December 14, 2023, the City of Alameda announced that it had reached an $11M settlement with the Estate of Mario Gonzalez, and a $350,000 settlement with Mario‘s Mother, to settle claims…

  • East Bay Indigenous History Resources

    Where to find Selected Primary and Secondary Sources regarding the Native American (Indigenous) History of the East Bay. Sources for the studious, tenacious, and determined, scholars. Muwekma Ohlone Tribe Muwekma Ohlone Tribal Recognition Process US DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs, Petition #111 Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of San Francisco Bay, CA Muwekma Tribal Publications (Research Documents)Featuring…