Resources for California Teachers & Students

Copyright 1997, 1999, and 2002 by Tad Beckman, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA 91711

A Selection of General Resources

Informative Books Useful Maps A Discussion of Report Topics
An Historical Sketch Federally Recognized Tribes Other California Web Resources

Select a Region Below Most Applicable to Your Needs

Northwest Coast Sacramento Valley & Foothills Shasta Central Coast & Bay Area
Southern Coast San Joaquin Valley & Foothills Southern California Deserts Eastern Sierra

My Book on California Indians is now an Amazon Kindle eBook

Student Projects

Native American Basketry by Allison Burce and Sarah Jane Stetina

Lassen Regional Project

Orientation to Lassen Regional Project

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-- Generally Informative Books

Here are some books that are good sources of general information about California's indigenous people. Incidentally, there is a fine bibliography for Northern and Central California available through the California Indian Library Collection at Berkeley.

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-- Useful Maps

Here are some useful maps of California that demonstrate various aspects of Native cultures and lifeways.

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-- Web Resources Especially for California

Here are some Web locations for general historical and cultural information on California's indigenous people.

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