Journey to the Sea
- Low Water Levels Cause Emergency for Yurok. Pena, Laurel; Dubin, Margaret // News from Native California;Winter2002/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p5
Discusses the changes and fish kills in the Klamath River system in California. Number of salmon in the river that were killed in the summer of 2002; Cause of death of the salmon; Views of the Yurok tribe on the upstream diversion of the river.
- Samuel Gensaw III vs. Del Notre County Unified School District. // Native American Law Digest;May2008, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the resolution of the legal case of Samuel Gensaw III vs. the Del Norte County Unified School District. In the case the U.S. District Court dismissed racial discrimination claims filed in connection with the closing of middle school grades at the Margaret Keating...
- CEREMONIAL AND GIFT BASKETS: JUMP DANCE BASKET c. 1920. // Fine Art of California Indian Basketry;1996, p77
A chapter from the book "Fine Art of California Indian Basketry" is presented. It cites that in autumn, the Yurok, Karuk, and Hupa Indians hold a Jump Dance which is a ten-day ceremony focusing on "fixing" the world. It says that the Jump Dance basket is an unusual example of basketry in...
- YUROK MYTHS AND TRADITIONS PRESERVED, CELEBRATED ABUNDANCE. ROBERTS, RUTH KELLETT // Humboldt Historian;Fall1998, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p4
An essay is presented concerning the traditions of the Yurok Indians in Humboldt County, California. The article states that the essay was part of an unpublished manuscript by Humboldt County historian Peter Palmquist. The essay discusses the significance of the Yuroks to the Klamath River,...
- PRAYER SEATS ON THE MOUNTAINS: A FOCUS ON THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS AND RITUAL FEATURES IN SITES. CHARTKOFF, JOSEPH L. // Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology;2014, Vol. 28, p22
Cultural anthropologists have long recognized the significance of religion in the operations of cultures, and have documented a great deal about rituals and religious beliefs and practices in traditional Native California societies. California archaeologists have periodically reported on the...
- Tiny Dancers. // South Dakota Magazine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p11
The article focuses on the traditional dancing held during the pow wows of the Indian reservations in South Dakota wherein the children of the tribe were introduced with an honoring song.
- Fixing the Earth With Music and Dance. Moore, Jerry // Humboldt Historian;Spring1996, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses traditional music and dance among Native American tribes in Humboldt County, California, as of spring 1996. The article examines the musical and dance traditions among the Hupa, Yurok, and Karuk tribes. According to the article, the tribes shared many of the same cultural...
- Plague on the Klamath. SYLVESTER, TERRAY // High Country News;4/27/2015, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p6
The article explores the Ich outbreak in salmon in the Klamath River in California since 2002. It illustrates the efforts by biologist Mike Belchik to prevent salmon's death from this parasite amid drought in the state. Also mentioned are the agreements among the Yurok Tribe, farmers and the...
- Georgiana Trull. Myers, Virginia // News from Native California;Summer2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p27
The article presents an obituary for Yurok tribe elder Georgiana Trull.