Nisenan Heritage

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Traditional-familial territories of the Nevada City Rancheria citizens:

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. Use the following link to learn more about the CALIFORNIA HERITAGE: INDIGENOUS RESEARCH PROJECT (CHIRP).  

Nisenan Heritage Group including feather image