Mexican-American War

American Deception in California

September 18, 2011 admin 2

United States military forces occupied California during the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). In 1850 California was admitted to the Union as a free state, that is, […]

acorn which was used in soup

Indians 101: Acorns

September 7, 2011 admin 2

Long before the arrival of the first Europeans, California was the home to an extremely diverse variety of Indian cultures. The California culture area has […]

Alcatraz Island

August 15, 2011 admin 0

The occupation of Alcatraz Island in California by a group of Indians from various nations during the late 1960s and early 1970s became the symbol […]