Nisenan Heritage

Speaker Series:

On Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gene Albaugh Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library, renowned linguist and leader in the field of Native American language reclamation and preservation, Dr. Sheri J. Tatsch, will present an informative lecture highlighting language revitalization efforts of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. Dr. Tatsch will give the audience an insight into the autonomy and diversity of the Nisenan people using mapping, early California history and her experience working with the Nisenan people to preserve their critically-endangered language.

Nisenan Territory Map Nevada County

Learn about the Nisenan Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria from the history of the Gold Rush to present times through the project "The Voice of the Nisenan: We are still here," in partnership with the Nevada County Community Library.  This project is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Nisenan Heritage Group including feather image

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