Q&A with Vincent Medina

Vincent Medina has been keeping busy: since learning the language of his Muwekma Ohlone tribe primarily from field notes and wax cylinder recordings, he has been a leader of the movement to revive Chochenyo as a spoken language. As the assistant curator at Mission Dolores in San Francisco, he is working to change the narrative […]

Press Release: DAKOTA 38 screenings (March 27-28)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two special Northern California screenings of DAKOTA 38: a powerful documentary of healing and reconciliation at Delancey Street and Maidu Museum (March 27-28, 2013) “Impeccably produced…rich with imagery and important spiritual teachings.” —Huffington Post Berkeley, CA (February 21, 2013)—Heyday, the American Indian Institute, and Kalliopeia Foundation announced today two free screenings of […]

“News From Native California” Leadership Issue

“You know how some men are quick and strong and know the things to do, how people like to do things for them, and how they have a gift for getting everyone cheerful? Well, those men were leaders.” — Patrick Miguel (Quechan) The Fall issue of News From Native California hits the newsstands this week […]