Native California Flash Cards: For Culture and Language Learning

This is a fun activity for California Native language learners of all ages. The front of each card in this set features an image that has cultural importance to a California tribal group. The back of each card contains a blank area where an instructor can use a dry-erase marker to write a related word in an Indigenous Language. Since each of Lyn Risling’s (Karuk/Yurok/Hupa) illustrations contains many different elements, the flash cards can be used over and over again to identify multiple words.

Available to preorder in December 2019.

About the Author and Illustrator

Lyn Risling is an artist whose work reflects the revival and continuation of cultural traditions and the natural world of her tribal peoples, the Karuk, Yurok, and Hupa. Involved in many aspects of her cultures, she was a recipient of the Community Spirit Award from First Peoples Fund for her artwork and commitment to her Native culture and community. Lyn has shown her work throughout California, and her art can be found in tribal cultural curriculum, language materials, brochures, T-shirts, and posters.
Analisa Tripp is an artist, a writer, and an auntie to fourteen nieces and nephews. She is a graduate of the Native American Studies Program at UC Berkeley. Over the years she has had the privilege of working with youth of all ages as a nanny, preschool teacher, elementary and high school tutor, and university recruiter. A member of the Karuk Tribe, she currently lives with her family in their ancestral territory located in beautiful northwestern California.