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Native American

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Academy

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Academy, a tribal school, opens in the Capay Valley, weaving together modern education with cultural traditions in art, music, and the Patwin language.

A Published Analysis of fish remains

Dr. Kenneth Gobalet publishes an analysis of fish remains from an archaeological site excavated as part of the Cache Creek Dam construction below Clear Lake.

Native Americans Establish Gaming Operations

Early 1980s
Interpretations of federal law allow Native American reservations to establish gaming operations, sometimes known as gambling casinos.

Patwin Lineages

The Bureau of Indian Affairs documents only 11 remaining Patwin people in all of Yolo County.

Relocation of the Patwin

The federal government purchases land for an Indian reservation west of Rumsey in the Capay Valley.