It is the intention of the Wiyot Tribe to make public and clear to the citizens, City Council, and Mayor of the City of Eureka that this ballot initiative does not support the housing needs of this community, and is in fact pro-parking. Read on...
Wutw, Dishguk, Rra’dutwuk (hearts, love and affirmations) an exhibit by the Wiyot Tribe is scheduled to take place during the month of February at the Da Gou Rou Louwi’ Cultural center at 417 2nd Street in Eureka. Read on...
Find information about the revival of the Wiyot culture, language, the Heritage Museum, tribal enrollment, library services, the social services available, youth activities, elders meals, environmental projects, and more.
Wiyot people have lived in the Humboldt Bay region for thousands of years. The North Coast of California is rich with abundant terrestrial, riverine, estuarine, and marine resources.
Wiyot people lived in permanent villages along the waterways which also served as travel and trade routes. Seasonal camps were made on the tribal lands and prairies, and mountainous regions provided berries, acorns, pine nuts, wild game, and basketry materials.
Wiyot people actively managed their resources, burning for open grasslands, cultivating edible bulbs, and following strict hunting and fishing protocols.
Would your organization or school like to learn about Wiyot history and culture? The Community Education project can teach on a variety of topics, geared to your group's needs and interests. The Community Education project can teach on a variety of topics, geared to your group's needs and interests. Read More
Sacred Sites Fund
As part of the survival of the Wiyot culture the Wiyot Tribe established the Wiyot Sacred Site Fund to purchase back portions of Indian Island as they become available and other site of religious and/or cultural significance for future generations and for those of today. Read More
The mission of the Wiyot Heritage Center is to promote the understanding, revitalization, and celebration of Wiyot culture. Recognizing culture as a dynamic process and the Wiyot as a living people, the Center's goals are to treasure the past, enrich the present, and meet the challenges of the future. Read More