Malki still has calendars

•April 25, 2010 • Leave a Comment

At the recent agave roast at the Malki Museum on the Morongo Indian Reservation, the museum store still had about 6 ethnobotany calendars.


Future Presentations

•February 3, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Deborah Small and Rose Ramirez will be presenting the ethnobotany project on the following dates:

2010 February 16, 7:30 pm  California Native Plant Society, San Diego Chapter, monthly meeting.

2010 February 26, 2 pm Fullerton Flyer – Ethnobotany Only – CA Plant Uses Program Classes

2010 March 6, 10:30, Anza Borrego Desert Natural History Association

Please contact the organizations for space and any fees that may apply.

Where we will be presenting

•December 2, 2009 • Leave a Comment

We have presented a multi-media presentation of our ethnobotany project a number of times. People have asked if we can list future presentations, etc., so we will try to keep this updated.

February 26 at 3 pm, Friday, Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, CA (the time and date still need to be confirmed)

March 6, 10:30am,Saturday, native plant day, ABDNHA, Anza Borrego Desert Natural History Association., please check with ABDNHA for any event fees etc.

It is Here!

•October 29, 2009 • 1 Comment

I received my issue of News From Native California today in the mail and our article on the ethnobotany project and calendar look great. If you don’t subscribe, please contact “news” to see where it is sold in your area or how to get one directly from them. And please subscribe:


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Ethnobotany Calendar feature article in Fall 2009 issue of News from Native California

The ethnobotany project is featured article in

•October 21, 2009 • Leave a Comment
Ethnobotany Calendar feature article in Fall 2009 Issue of News from Native California

Ethnobotany Calendar feature article in Fall 2009 issue of News from Native California

We are very happy that Edible, Medicinal, Material, Ceremonial: Contemporary Ethnobotany of Southern California Indians is the feature article in the Fall issue of News From Native California.

It should be in the mail to subcribers very soon, or you can order a copy from their website.


•September 28, 2009 • 4 Comments




The ETHNOBOTANY CALENDAR is at the following locations. We will update this post with each new location: (for wholesale information please contact


LYDIA VASSAR, Luiseno Basketweaver, artist,  has a commercial site but is selling the ethnobotany calendar to raisefunds for a special project.

The AMERICAN INDIAN CHANNEL is a not for profit organization documenting Native people’s.

The TEMECULA VALLEY MUSEUM gift shop carries the calendar as well as other Native related material including Justin Farmer’s Luiseno basketry book and Gordon Johnson’s books.

MUSEUM OF MAN gift shop located in Balboa Park, San Diego. In addition to calendars, they have Baja art and much more.

BARONA CULTURAL CENTER & MUSEUM sells many items in addition to the calendar, including Baja art and dolls by Diane Tells His Name, Sioux artist.

MALKI MUSEUM is located on the Morongo Indian Reservation. There is public access during its open hours. Please visit there website for more information.

ANZA BORREGO DESERT NATURAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION is a wonderful stop when visiting the town of Anza Borrego that sits within the Anza Borrego Park. They have a  wonderful collection of books for sale as well as native plants, native art, prickly pear cactus jams, notecards, desert art and much more.

CAREM in Tecate will have the calendars soon, they are on the way.



The TREE OF LIFE NURSERY is a wonderful California native plant nursery located on the Ortega Highway. Please check out their website for information on events, plants and much more. The calendars are sold at Casa La Paz, where books, art and botanical soaps and much more are located.


CALIFORNIA INDIAN MARKET AND JEWELRY is located in Old Town San Diego where Shumup Ko Hup was located. The new owners are doing very well and sell Baja art, books, and much more.

FOUR WINDS TRADING located in Old Town San Diego. They also carry wonderful assortment of Native American art. Carol Di Bene has been working with artists for many years. She carries the art of Robert Freeman, Ken Banks and many more.


Nopalito Native Plant Nursery located at 4107 E. Main Street, Ventura. , we are happy to work with them.


GET NATIVE ART sells books on basketry, Native American joke books, California Indian Seal products, Indian made baskets, pottery and other art work.

more sites to come…..