California State Indian Museum

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California State Indian Museum

Location:At 2618 K St in downtown Sacramento, adjacent to Sutter's Fort State Historic Park.
Facilities:Museum, visitor center, exhibits, restrooms (é).
Activities:Self-guided tours; guided tours for groups by reservation.
Special Features:Museum reflects the rich heritage and ongoing traditions of California's many Native American groups, which numbered in the hundreds before the arrival of European settlers. The museum contains a fine collection of native artifacts, including basketry, beadwork, and clothing. Several Native American structures have been built in an outdoor demonstration area, and visitors can try using Native American tools in a hands-on area of the museum.
Address:c/o Capital District Office
101 J St
Sacramento, CA 95814


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The California State Indian Museum has its own Ishi wing, including Ishi's bobcat cape, and sponsors an annual Ishi Day (March 9) and an Ishi art/essay contest for fourth and fifth graders.
Nearly 150 volunteers--most of them Native Americans--recently spent two years completing the first official rehabilitation of the California State Indian Museum at Sutter's Fort in Sacramento.

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