Learn How the Yocha Dehe People Tend to Nature

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Tribal Secretary James Kinter in the olive oil tasting room. (Photo courtesy of KCET)


Enjoy a sneak peek at how the Yocha Dehe people produce premium olive oil in California’s Capay Valley by combining ecological knowledge with modern science. This free screening of the episode “Reclaiming Agriculture with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation” is part of KCET’s documentary series Tending Nature.

Join in for the 30-minute screening and other events at the virtual American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles.

Tending Nature highlights the environmental knowledge of Indigenous peoples across California by exploring how Native communities have shaped and tended the land. Full episodes (along with additional digital content) will be streaming at kcet.org/tending nature. Info: here

Preview of “Reclaiming Agriculture with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation”
Saturday and Sunday, November 14 and 15 (on demand at the American Indian Arts Marketplace)


An arial view of the Yocha Dehe olive orchards in California’s Capay Valley. (Photo courtesy of KCET)