This tour focuses on the Valley Nisenan Maidu people and their relationship with the environment of the Sacramento Valley. The presentation includes a tour of the replica Nisenan Village and a brief explanation of the territory, language and populations of the Maidu. Natural resources and material culture will be explored trough hands-on replica artifact activity and a guided hike through the Nature Study Area.
Learn how the Valley Nisenan Maidu lived during this naturalist-guided tour of our replica Nisenan Maidu village and Nature Preserve trails, highlighting plant and animal resources traditionally used. Students will explore and interpret replica Maidu artifacts.