Native American Heritage Night at the SF Giants Game

On June 12th, Two Feathers had 27 youth (TAY age included) and 15 adults travel to the Bay Area for the Native American Heritage Night at the San Francisco Giants Game. The group stayed the night in Corte Madera where they enjoyed the swimming in the pool, soaking in the hot tub, playing cornhole, visiting with one another, and barbecuing … Read More

“Home Away From Home” TAY Business Plan Competition

Several of our local Native high school students were selected as one of the top 5 for a Native Youth Business Plan Competition! Emma Sundberg (Wiyot Junior from McKinleyville High), Claire Patterson (Karuk Sophomore from Eldorado High), Jordan Brown (Karuk Junior from McKinleyville High), and Ryan Ames (Yurok Senior from Hoopa High) submitted a business plan they designed. Their plan … Read More

Orleans Earth Day Clean-up

Two Feathers NAFS, in collaboration with Karuk Tribe’s Natural Resources Department, hosted an Earth Day Clean-up event in Orleans, California. During this event, our group highlighted the importance of coming together as a community for a collective goal, which is to protect and acknowledge the indigenous land we are on. In addition, this event provided an opportunity to reconnect ourselves … Read More

Community Easter Egg Hunt

With over 700 people in attendance, Two Feathers hosted its first community-wide Easter egg hunt. This event followed two years of isolation and too few community events due to the pandemic. As several community members expressed, “this is exactly what we needed.” The egg hunt featured over 3,500 eggs filled with treasures which were quickly collected by kids young and … Read More

‘We-Chek Toh-Kow Gardening & Storytelling

On Saturday, April 2nd, families gathered at Two Feathers’ garden where they played in the dirt, painted flower pots, listened to stories by Ernie Albers, and enjoyed fresh smoothies. Families received strawberry starts that they could take home and plant.

Movie Night in Orleans

Over 40 people attended a movie night in Orleans where they enjoyed pizza and snacks and the movie Turning Red. While some were watching the movie, others were outside playing basketball.

Youth Employees visit Cal Poly Humboldt

Our Two Feathers youth employees visited Cal Poly Humboldt!! While there they stopped by Dr. Kaitlin Reed’s “Introduction to Native American Studies” course! Of course, there was time for fun!

Youth Employees: Land Restoration and Cultural Burns

A group of our youth employees, in our Youth Employment Program, recently learned more about land restoration and cultural burns with Joe Hostler in the Hoopa Valley. After working with the youth, Joe expressed “I was impressed how much they already knew about natural resources and ecological restoration. It was an honor to meet them.”

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect: An Integrative Framework for Enhancing Trauma-Informed Practice Across Systems This workshop presented an integrative framework for understanding and communicating across systems about how trauma can affect a child, a family, and a system. Chandra Ghosh Ippen is a child psychologist and children’s book author. She is currently the Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at … Read More

Native Women’s Self Defense

Such an empowering day at our Native Women’s Self Defense class! Our facilitator, Tami Lara (Yurok) of Fighting to be Fit, taught us so much; not only about how to protect ourselves but how to be confident, how to support one another, and how to be fighters. Thank you, Tami, for a wonderful day!