Indigenous People’s Day 2023

Indigenous People's Day 2023 Celebration at Yerba Buena Gardens

This Monday is Indigenous People’s Day. Here are ways you can celebrate the day and support some fantastic Native American-owned businesses—including the Séja Hills Wildflower Honey we carry in the store. And, these businesses would be thrilled to have your support all year round—not just this coming week!

Indigenous People’s Day San Francisco Celebration
San Francisco Indigenous Peoples Day will be celebrated at Yerba Buena Gardens with Native American art, music, and vendors. The program highlights the vastly diverse and talented community of Indigenous artists in the Bay Area, California, and beyond.

Monday, October 9th from 12 noon to 3:30 PM
Esplanade at Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Streets in San Francisco
There is no cost to join this event.

Find out more and get all the details on the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival website.

Wahpepah’s Kitchen
Wahpepah’s Kitchen is a critically acclaimed, Oakland restaurant that serves deeply nourishing meals that are both delicious and beautifully presented. Chef Crystal Wahpepah, a member of the Kickapoo Nation, creates a small but mighty menu with ingredients like charred deer meat sticks and maple cream-topped cornbread. Wahpepah’s Kitchen serves a range of dishes associated with numerous geographically distinct Native nations.

Located at 3301 East 12th Street, Suite #133 in Oakland just steps from the Fruitvale BART station. They are open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 AM to 4 PM.

Check out their exquisite menu. And, learn more on the Wahpepah’s Kitchen website.

WaterTreks EcoTours
Suki Waters, of the Kashia Pomo Tribe, is the owner of WaterTreks EcoTours in Jenner, California. She has a long history and love of this land where her family has lived for multiple generations. Today, Waters’ company brings visitors onto the water and the coast for a memorable paddling experience.

Guided tours include kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding along Jenner’s Russian River Estuary in Sonoma Coast State Park. You’ll learn about the history and diverse wildlife of the river and coastal areas. The experienced guides help visitors spot dolphins, watch for harbor seals, and walk the beaches to learn about native plants and Native American culture.

Visit the WaterTreks website for more information and to book a tour…

Séka Hills
Seka Hills in the Capay Valley is owned and operated by the Yocha Dehe Winton Nation and produces olive oil, wildflower honey, beef jerky, spiced nuts and other artisanal foods. Seka means blue in the native Patwin language, and the name honors the blue hills that overlook this beautiful region. If you visit, try any of the seven wines made on-site, including a smooth, red Tuluk’a blend.

Learn more in this article on Visit California. And, visit the Séka Hills website if you would like to take a tour.

We do carry their Wildflower Honey in our store, so drop in and pick up a jar!



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