From Nora Pearl, May 2, 2017


MAPOM California Indian Studies Certificate Program in Partnership with the College of Marin and the Point Reyes National Seashore” (acronym: COMPS) 
Register by phoning 415-485-9305
 or by visiting

The easiest way to register for one of our COMPS classes is to call the College of Marin’s Community Education Office at 415-485-9305 and ask them to send you a brochure. In the middle is a simple application form to fill out and mail or fax in. You can also go directly to their office at the College, pick up an application, fill it out and hand it in right there. Do register early as the classes have been filling up rapidly. Application for classes offered in each of the College’s quarters (winter, spring, summer, fall) will be available in the month before the quarter begins.

The next class:
Saturday July 15, 2017 – 9:30-12:30 pm
The Red Barn, Kule Loklo Point Reyes National Park.  $49

  • Joanne Campbell, Coast Miwok Elder, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, Opening Prayer.
  • Sky Road Webb, Tomales Bay Miwok descendent. “Revitalizing language through song writing”
  • Gregg Sarris, Tribal Chairman, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. “Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria: Steps Taken to Recreate a Homeland”.
  • Ira Jacknis Anthropologist & Researcher, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum, UC Berkeley. “History of the Hearst Museum of Anthropology focusing on California”.
  • Sherrie Smith–Ferri, Dry Creek Pomo/Bodega Miwok, Director, Grace Hudson Museum, “Pomo Indian Basketry in St. Petersburg’s Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography”.
  • Colleen Hicks, Cherokee, director, Museum of the American Indian, Novato. “Managing a Native American Museum: Pit falls and Successes”.

Click To Register

COMING IN THE FALL: Basket Weaving with Julia and Lucy Parker, September 16 & 17. Kule Loklo, Pt Reyes National Seashore. See Fall Schedule 2017.

You can get more information at the College of Marin information or by phoning 415-485-9305.

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