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Paradise students show Chico State what #ButteStrong means

Paradise students show Chico State what #ButteStrong means

Kimberly Morales

September 29, 2019

Students all across Chico State understand the meaning behind the infamous #ButteStrong hashtag, which commemorates the victims and survivors of the tragedies that afflicted towns throughout Butte County such as Paradise, Oroville and Chico.But beyond the phrase, the reality is that many of the stude...

Mountain Maidu woven basket gallery displays four generations of local native culture

Mountain Maidu woven basket gallery displays four generations of local native culture

Melissa Joseph

September 23, 2019

The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at Chico State has a new exhibit called "Unbroken Traditions." The installation serves as a reminder of the violent history between Native Americans and Chico's colonizers.Chico State sits on land that belonged to the Mechoopda tribe. The campus has acknowled...

Mountain Maidu woven basket gallery displays four generations of local native culture

Mountain Maidu woven basket gallery displays four generations of local native culture

Melissa Joseph

September 22, 2019

The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at Chico State has a new exhibit called "Unbroken Traditions." The installation serves as a reminder of the violent history between Native Americans and Chico's colonizers.Chico State sits on land that belonged to the Mechoopda tribe. The campus has acknowled...

“Women of Wisdom” event to celebrate Native American culture

“Women of Wisdom” event to celebrate Native American culture

Tisha Cheney

March 4, 2018

Three Native American speakers will come to Chico State for an event focusing on local tribes and women's stories Tuesday.According to a release, this event spotlights Betty Jo Smith of the Wintu Klamath tribe, Elizabeth Lara-O'Rouke of the Chilula, Hupa and Yurok tribes and Joyce L. Gonzalez of the ...

Chico’s history shared in museum

Chico’s history shared in museum

Jesse De Mercurio

February 21, 2016

It’s an organized mess right now inside the Chico Museum, the historic building on Salem Street across from Madison Bear Garden, as the clock ticks down to the opening of “Chico Through Time” on Saturday, Feb. 27. The new exhibit will celebrate the history of Chico, from the habitation of Native Americans...

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