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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author Archive: State Indian Museum

Indian Museum presents ‘Black Indians: An American Story’

In honor of Black History Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a very special Native American Film Screening of “Black Indians: An American Story” on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Narrated by James Earl Jones, the engaging film explores the cultural and ethnic fusion of Native and African […]

Many special events at State Indian Museum

In honor of the annual Native American Heritage Month celebration that happens every November, the State Indian Museum is offering a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans with the local community. The State Indian Museum will offer notable Basket Weaving […]

Native American Day features culture and traditions

Steeped in culture and tradition, the 46th annual Native American Day will take place on Friday, Sept. 27 on the south steps of the State Capitol building in Sacramento from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event is sponsored by the State Tribal Liaisons of California, the California Department of Justice, the California Environmental […]

Special painting day

As part of an ongoing “Arts in the Parks” effort, Northern California artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in a special “open air” painting event on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. The State Indian Museum and California State Parks present a special “Plein Air Day” on Saturday, […]

Basket weaving demo at State Indian Museum

The State Indian Museum is proud to offer another compelling basket weaving demonstration by Dixie Rogers on Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mesmerizing to watch and fun to learn, Rogers is a traditional basket weaver from the Karuk tribe and uses a technique called closed half twist-twined with overlay. She incorporates […]

State Indian Museum honors Elders

SACRAMENTO — To honor and commemorate California’s Native Elders, the State Indian Museum will host the 35th annual “Gathering of Honored Elders” on-site at the museum on Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the special event, sponsored by the California Indian Heritage Center Foundation, the State Indian Museum and California Indian […]

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