We visit sacred ground along the San Mateo coast where people from an ancient culture are working with dedicated partners to restore treasured landscapes, recover cultural practices and pass them on to future generations. Elders and young people from the Amah Mutsun tribe are committed to caring for one of their most important traditional village sites on the coast, a community thousands of years old visited and described by Gaspar de Portola during his expedition of 1769 when he and his men became the first Europeans to see San Francisco Bay. We’ll also meet the Amah Mutsun’s partners in the process, representing the University of California, California State Parks and the Sempervirens Fund. We’ll end our journey at a Girl Scout camp nearby where girls from throughout the Bay Area are told stories and taught age-old crafts by the Amah Mutsun people.
Año Nuevo State Park and Quiroste Valley - http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1133
Girl Scouts Skylark Ranch - http://www.camprocks.org/skylark.html
Amah Mutsun Relearning Program - http://arboretum.ucsc.edu/education/relearning-program/
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