From trilliums to kitten ears, more than 100 local wildflowers filled the Willow Creek Museum last weekend during the Annual Wildflower Show. Displayed in antique glass bottles and jars, most of the flowers bore a name placard. Some were mystery flowers still unidentified by local flower enthusiasts. The show, complete with a potluck and guest speaker, celebrates springtime and marks the seasonal opening of the Willow Creek China Flat Museum. The museum showcases local mining, tribal, logging and bigfoot history./Photo by Allie Hostler, Two Rivers Tribune.
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Earlier that morning, Rogers had reeled through Hupa words for human anatomy in a class of seventh graders at Hoopa Elementary school. The students circled around her slapped their knees, pointed to their eyes, ears, mouth and heads over and over, never once wearying of the repetition. Some shouted, while others mouthed silently. Sometimes they had the right body part, and sometimes not. They all tried, and they got better even just in a few minutes time.
He also frequented the Indian School in Hupa and was well-liked according to historical accounts found in the Susie Baker Fountain Papers at Humboldt State University. Nicolé said it became too difficult for Fountain to transport goods and supplies over the old single-file mule bridge so he decided to build a bridge that could support motorized vehicles.
On Monday, April 28, Karuk Tribal members investigated suspicious behavior at a traditional ceremonial area while attempting to check their eel traps. River access roads were blocked with newly installed cables and they found a stranger to the area setting up camp; he was strongly advised to remove the cables immediately. The area, known as Tishawnik, is a sacred dance ground where the Karuk People have held the annual Pikyavish, or World Renewal Ceremonies, since the beginning of time.
“The whole roof needs to come off,” KTJUSD Superintendent, Dione Beilby said. “It’s leaking down into the gym. We absolutely cannot have puddles of water and roof tiles falling down.”