Regular and ongoing training helps ensure that appropriate State of California professionals gain an understanding about tribal sovereignty; become better informed about the cultural and historical backgrounds of California Native American individuals, communities and tribes; and gain a better understanding of the issues to improve our collaboration and communication.
The information provided herein is not exhaustive, but can assist in the ongoing education of those interested in California Native issues.
Some training materials created by non-State entities may be provided here for your convenience, but the views and opinions expressed in such materials are not necessarily the views of State of California.
Advisory Council on California Indian Policy (1997)
- Executive Summary
- Briefing Paper
- Historical Overview
- Community Services
- Cultural Preservation
- Economic Development
- Trust and Natural Resources
- Early California Laws and Policies Related to California Indians, 2002, California State Library, California Research Bureau (K. Johnston-Dodds)
- Native Land Application. Find out which ancestral territory you are on with resources on land acknowledgments. Available for your phone as well.
- California Indian Culture Areas, Unratified Treaty Lands & State of California Boundaries Map. Map comparing original tribal territories, lands promised under the 18 Unratified Treaties and current county boundaries.
- List of California Federally Recognized Tribes by County
- California Indian History from Pre-1769 to 1980
- Early California Laws and Policies Related to California Indians (.pdf)
- Truth in History: Examining Indian Boarding Schools in California. Webinar series on the Indian boarding schools in California.
- University of California Calisphere – California Cultures: Native Americans. Historical records of California Native Americans digitized and contributed by all ten campuses of the University of California and other important libraries, archives, and museums throughout the state.
- News from Native California. Native publication devoted to the vibrant cultures, arts, languages, histories, social justice movements, and stories of California’s diverse Indian peoples.
- Heyday. Independent publisher promoting civic engagement and social justice, celebrating nature’s beauty, supporting California Indian cultural renewal, and exploring the state’s rich history, culture, and influence.
- Books by and about California Indians