Native People

“For 500 generations they flourished until newcomers came… much was lost; much was devalued, but much was also hidden away in the hearts of the dispossessed…” ~ excerpt from Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest: An Introduction by David M. Buerge 

Eating California Buckeye – A Toxic Native

photo credit: Curtis Clark

History, Gathering, Processing, and Eating California Oak Trees & Acorns


Nearby Nisenan Sites (Rocklin & Folsom)

California’s First Governor

Forty-Niner Shopping List & Prices

Lake Wildwood

Mining Legacy Pollution and Clean-Up Efforts

Scotts Flat Lake

Photo Credit: Travis Thurston




Gary Noy – Gold Rush & Sierra Stories

Grass Valley Mines – California Museum in Oakland

Yuba Trails: A Selection of Historic Hiking Trails in the Yuba River Watershed –  Susan Lamela &‎ Hank Meals 


$5 from every sale of ‘Life on the Creek’ art goes to support the website/film production project. Upon completion, the proceeds will be donated to Deer Creek watershed stewardship organizations.