Methods of the Maidu

Grades 3-5

Maidu Culture Methods Class

Discover pre-1850's Sacramento Valley with this outreach program introducing students to the traditional culture of the Valley Nisenan. Experience the sights and sounds of pre-contact Nisenan life and culture through a PowerPoint presentation. Students will examine replica artifacts of the Maidu culture during a hands-on portion of the program. Emphasis is placed on the Valley Nisenan living in balance with the natural environment.

Methods of the Maidu

In your classroom students will experience the sights and sounds of pre-1850 Valley Nisenan Maidu culture through a visual presentation, storytelling and replica Maidu artifact exploration.

  • 75-minute program 
  • $205 for up to 35 students

NEW! Distance Learning Programs Available:

Maidu Online - Grades 3-5
Students will learn about the Valley Nisenan Maidu culture through an exploration of replica Maidu artifacts and storytelling. 

Online programs are conducted using Zoom and include:

  • A 5 minute login time for students.
  • 30 minutes of interactive content and viewing of Animal Ambassadors
  • 5 minutes for studentís questions
  • Optional pre-homework/post-homework activity.  

Request a Program! 

1a. Download Online Methods of the Maidu Program Request Form

1b. Download In-Person Methods of the Maidu Program Request Form 

2. Print and fill out the request form completely, including the Program Policies signature page.

3. Mail, email, or fax your completed form, including a signed copy of the Program Policies to:

Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Attn: Scheduling
2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael, CA 95608
Email: scheduling@sacnaturecenter.net
Fax: (916) 489-4983  

Request Program

Instructions:

  1. Press Request Program button above to open the pdf form.
  2. Print and fill out the request form completely, including the Program Policies signature page.
  3. Mail, email, or fax your completed form, including a signed copy of the Program Policies to:

    Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Attn: Scheduling
    2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael, CA 95608
    Email: scheduling@sacnaturecenter.net
    Fax: (916) 489-4983
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