Preparing the Nisenan Village Interpretive Medicine Garden for Spring

Wopumnes Nisenan-MeWuk

PLACERVILLE, California (InEDC) Nov 19, 2022 — The Wopumnes Tribe announces the groundbreaking of their Nisenan Village Interpretive Garden in partnership with Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Nisenan Village across from the mill parking lot Please bring what you need to be comfortable and your favorite rakes, shovels and chairs, camp out at the fire, rake and toss some much around.

We will be preparing the Nisenan Village Interpretive Medicine Garden with mulch for planting in the spring. Come join us!

The gathering begins at 11 a.m. The tribe, with the help of volunteers, will prepare the area behind the Oomachas by spreading mulch and covering it in paper sheeting to make compost. Planting will be done in the spring featuring native plants important to the California Nisenan and MeWuk Indians and will feature support for the monarch butterfly and other pollinators.