2017 Indigenous Peoples Days

October 5th – 9th

Thursday, 5th

9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

Opening Ceremony and Dedication at Kulu

10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Youth Program at Kulu

(Nevada, Yuba & Sacramento County Schools)

Friday, 6th

9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Youth Program at Kulu

(Nevada, Yuba & Sacramento County Schools)

6:00 P.M. –  7:30 P.M. 

Opening Ceremony on the corner of Union and Broad St in Downtown Nevada City

Mother Drum and Round Dance with ThozWomenz and RISE Native youth dancers

speakers: chairman Don Ryberg, spiritual elder Fred ‘Coyote’ Downey , AIM co-founder Dennis Banks, NC mayor Duane Strawser

Saturday, 7th

7:00 A.M.- 9:00 P.MKulu

Sunrise Ceremony, Roberto Garcia Spirit Run & Calling Back the Salmon Ceremony,

Community Feast (Please bring a dish to share), Celebration, Community Drum, California Bears  &  Veteran’s Warriors Talking Circle

Sunday, 8th

9:00 A.M.- 7:00 P.M.  Kulu

Women’s Circle, Descendants’ Circle,

Celebration of song, story and dance

Revitalizing Indigenous Food & Medicine and vendors

5:30 P.M. Richard Prout Memorial Dinner

Monday, 9th

7:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.

Special Indigenous Peoples Day  radio broadcast with Miss Jiff at the helm

KVMR Studios Nevada City (89.5 FM) KVMR.org


For more information call: 530 645 3186

12 + 3 =


Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun
(Sycamore Ranch Park)
5390 Hwy 20,
Browns Valley, CA

Between Marysville & Grass Valley

Drug & Alcohol Free Event

Food and crafts

Vending Available

Camping Available

           contact ipdmaidu@gmail.com for camping and/or vending

Pets allowed in
camping area only.
No pets allowed
during ceremony

Please click on News & Updates Blog and   scroll down for more details:

    Salmon Spirit Runners Information,             Youth Program Information,  Vet’s Circle,             Thurs. – Sun. program schedule, Indigenous Food & Medicine schedule

Pata Panaka

Pata Panaka
(Burton Homestead)
16200 Lake Vera Purdon Rd,
Nevada City, CA 95959

Kulu (Sycamore Ranch)


Friday-Youth Program

Saturday-Calling Back the Salmon Ceremony

Sunday-Day of Celebration with song, music, dance and stories

Save the dates!

Contact Information