Hupa & Yurok Stories & Culture, Part I features special guest Melodie George-Moore--a Hupa language, local history, and English teacher, and medicine woman of Hupa tradition, from Hoopa, California--will teach us how to traditionally prepare acorns alongside some of the prayers that go with it. She will also be telling the story of why the Hupa People prefer Tan Oak Acorns, other stories, explain some of the ceremonies that include acorns and perform some ceremonial songs. After presenting, she will then answer any questions that the audience may have. Additionally, Mrs. George-Moore will share canned and kippered salmon from her personal storage.
Come celebrate November as National Native American Heritage Month and learn about Yurok traditions, listen to stories and songs and enjoy refreshments.
Presented by the Native American Cultural Center, Archaeology Department, Stanford American Indian Organization, Creative Writing Program, Native American Studies, Stanford Storytelling Project, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford Medical Association and Anthropology Department.
This event is free and open to the public. Contact Chance Carpenter at email@example.com for more information.