People: Indigenous to Mt Shasta
Native People of the Mount Shasta Area
Honoring the old ways is important, but how do you do this with respect when the ways aren't your own? Or is it better to forge your own path? These questions spark controversy in shamanism and other earth based paths. I say traditions should be respected and only duplicated with permission. But accumulating what resonates as truth from all paths and cultures is how you forge your own way. So flexibility is needed on both sides.
Yurok Indian Traditions to Be Revived in New Village - NYTimes.com
There are three divisions of the Wintun people: the Wintu, Nomlaki, and Patwin. Their traditional lands are located in the greater Sacramento Valley, with the Sacramento River a major feature of all the regions, from the Wintu mountain rivers in the north, through the Nomlaki plains, to the marshes, valleys, and hills of the Patwin.
Dancing Salmon Home-Trailer, 6 min. by Moving Image. "Dancing Salmon Home" is a 66 minute documentary, winner of the Best Documentary Feature award at the 2012 American Indian Film Festival. It tells the story of the Winnemem Wintu tribe of northern California, and their journey, across generations and oceans, to reunite with their Chinook salmon relatives in New Zealand, and to bring them home to the McCloud River, below Mt. Shasta.
Hair stick, David Two Sticks Arwood II (Karuk) David is teaching his daughter Aurora how to make traditional Karuk jewelry; the proceeds from the pieces they sell will be used to help finance Aurora’s coming of age ceremony, the Flower Dance. As part of the ceremony Aurora will make a traditional bark skirt and buckskin dress which will become part of her regalia collection.