YoloSol Collective

YoloSol Presents

Upcoming Events

YoloSol Presents

Tule FunDays @ the TGG

When: Third Sunday of the month for six months, 9am-1pm April 21 – CordageMay 19 – DollsJune 16 – Skirts – what a great way

Read More »
Against a cloudy starry sky full of purples and pinks are two earths; one in tones of blue and green, and the other in reds and pinks
YoloSol Presents

Spring 2024 Book Reading Series

YoloSol and the Seeds of Justice Program of St. Martin’s Church will host three sessions to discuss the book, Know We Are Here: Voices of Native California Resistance, edited with an introduction by Terria Smith (a tribal member of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians), who is editor for the quarterly magazine, News From Native California.
Mar 26; Apr 9; May 7 – 6:30-8pm

Read More »

Check back soon for upcoming events!

Past Events

Closeup on a pair of hands tying up a tule bundle.

Tule and Cattail

A Tale of the Marsh Economy and its Role in Human Health and Wellbeing.

This symposium will include presentations by Diana Almendariz and Geoff Attardo, followed by a hands-on demonstration, and a fishbowl conversation. It will cater primarily to educators and students of ecology.

Mar 17, 1-5pm, UCD Conference Center.

Read More »
Acorn Traditions Event Diana Almendariz YoloSol
YoloSol Presents

Acorn Traditions: A Welcoming with Diana Almendariz

Acorn Traditions, the inaugural event of the new I-House World Tour series, was presented in collaboration with the YoloSol Collective. The event began with an interactive family workshop. Diana shared stories from her family’s experience of gathering, storing and preparing acorn flour as the Wintun people have done for thousands of years. Participants got a chance to use grinding stones to make acorn flour. Diana was assisted in her workshop by her daughter Christina Almendariz, and her grandson Alex Almendariz.

Read More »
Storytrail featuring a series of information boards at the Capay Open Space Park.
Community Event

Senorita Mariposa Story Trail

On a cool but clear day out at the Capay Open Space regional park, YoloSol cultural practitioners Diana and Christina Almendariz shared Native Californian stories, games and ecological knowledge at the grand opening of Yolo County Library’s Senorita Mariposa’s (Ms. Butterfly’s) story trail. This bi-lingual, (Spanish and English) self-guided story trail is a fun way for families to explore the migration story of monarch butterflies.

Read More »