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


California Buckeye – A Toxic Native

photo credit: Curtis Clark

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

Nearby Nisenan Sites (Rocklin & Folsom)

California’s First Governer

Forty-Niners & Nevada City

Lake Wildwood

Mining Legacy Pollution and Clean-Up Efforts

Scotts Flat Lake

Photo Credit: Travis Thurston


Grass Valley Mines – California Museum in Oakland


$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.