Native People of the Mount Shasta Area
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.
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.
The Klamaths, the Modocs, and the Yahooskins. We have lived here, in the Klamath Basin of Oregon, from time immemorial. Our legends and oral history tell about when the world and the animals were created by /gmok' am'c/ - The Creator.
PIT RIVER (ACHUMAWI, AJUMAWI, ATSUGEWI, APORIGE, ASTARIWI, ATWAMSINI, HAMMAWI, HEWISEDAWI, ILMAWI, ITSATAWI, KOSEALEKTE, MADESI) - The eleven bands of the Pit River Tribe have traditionally occupied lands along the Pit River and its tributaries, in the far northeastern part of the state