History

California’s First Governor
Diary of a Forty-Niner
Eating Acorns – History, Gathering, and Processing
Eating Buckeye – A Toxic Native
Forty-Niner Shopping List & Prices
Forty-Niners & Nevada City
Lake Wildwood
Mining Legacy Pollution and Clean-Up Efforts
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

Nisenan Sites (Rocklin & Folsom)
Scotts Flat Lake
Steven Langley II voice of Alfred T. Jackson
Timbuctoo / Smartsville / Mooney Flat – Hydraulic Mining and Sawyer Decision

 

Resources:

History of Nevada County & General Citizens Directory – 1865 – by A. A. Sargent, ESQ
Gary Noy – Gold Rush & Sierra Stories
Grass Valley Mines – California Museum in Oakland
Nisenan Tribe of Nevada City Rancheria
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.

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