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
n 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 student’s questions
- Optional pre-homework/post-homework activity.