The National theme for 2014 is "Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever."
Want to read about California Indian maritime heritage? Follow the links below to find these books in our Library catalog, and/or in a library near you:
- Before California : an archaeologist looks at our earliest inhabitants
- California Indian watercraft
- Excavations in sixteenth century shellmounds at Drake's Bay, Marin County, California
- A world transformed : firsthand accounts of California before the gold rush
You might also want to check out the exhibit in the park visitor center. In one of the areas you are drawn into the lush, marshy edge of San Francisco Bay during the 1770s. A huge mural depicts a wind-swept Yelamu village and in front of it sits a tule reed canoe. http://www.nps.gov/safr/historyculture/waterfrontexhibit.htm