27th Annual Storytelling Gathering

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Saturday, June 29 · 1 – 6pm PDT

Welcome to the 27th Annual Indian Canyon Storytelling event! Join us for a day filled with captivating tales and cultural experiences. This in-person event will be held at 1 Indian Canyon Rd, where storytellers from various backgrounds will share their traditions and wisdom. Immerse yourself in this culture sharing event and community of Indian Canyon, honoring truth in history and celebrating heritage through the art of storytelling. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with the community and celebrate the power of narrative. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Join us for a captivating afternoon immersed in the rich tapestry of Indigenous culture at the 27th Indian Canyon Storytelling Gathering. Experience the power of oral traditions as storytellers, singers, and dancers bring ancestral tales to life in the heart of Indian Canyon.

Date: Last Saturday of June – June 29, 2024  

Time: 1pm to 6pm


– Storytellers  

– Singers  

– Culture Bearers

– Artists

This family-friendly, outdoor event celebrates the continuity and resilience of Indigenous cultures in an off-the-grid setting. Indian Canyon, the only federally recognized “Indian Country” between Sonoma and Santa Barbara, has been a sacred and safe haven for the Ohlone/Costanoan people for millennia.

Event Details:  

– Family Friendly & Outdoor  

– Off-The-Grid Event  

– Food Available, plate by donation  

– Free Tea and Coffee      

– Alcohol and Drug-Free Environment  

– Seating Provided (Personal Folding Chairs Encouraged)  

– Pets Welcome (Leashes Encouraged)  

– Modest Attire Appreciated  

– Cash/Checks Accepted (No Cards)

Donations Welcome:  

Support the preservation of these traditions and the Indian Canyon land. Contributions can be made via:  

– PayPal: 

– Zelle:  

All donations are tax deductible (501(c)(3)#68-0287736).

Suggested Donations:  

– Adults: $20 (Suggested Donation)  

– Students: $10 (Suggested Donation)  

– Children Under 10: Free


– From Hollister: Take HWY 25, turn right on San Felipe/San Benito St., right on Union Rd., left on Cienaga Rd., continue right at the T-junction, right on Grass Valley Rd., and left onto the gravel road in the vineyard.

– From San Juan Bautista: Take HWY 156 E, right on Union Rd., right on Cienaga Rd., continue right at the T-junction, right on Grass Valley Rd., and left onto the gravel road in the vineyard.  

Follow ribbons and signs to the gathering.

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Contact: (408) 673-0626  

Prepare for Your Visit:  

– Bring sunscreen, hats, blankets, or jackets for the evening.  

– If you have dietary constraints, consider bringing your own food.

Join us in honoring the legacy and living culture of the Ohlone/Costanoan people. Let’s weave new memories together in the sacred Indian Canyon.

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Contact: (408) 673-0626

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~~~~Storytellers, Singers, Dancers, Artists~~~~

Traditional Storytelling and Native Dance
Gathering, Sharing, Learning, Teaching

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~~Family Event~~

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—————–Good to know—————

This is Sovergn Native land – please be respectful.
We are an off-the-grid, non-profit organization, plan accordingly (Cash/Check accepted)
Bring sunscreen & hats for the day, blankets or jackets for the night.

Welcome to bring your own food if need be

Food prepared at the event (BBQ Tritip Seasonal Veggies, Green Salad, Fruit Salad).
Soft drink bar available. Tea and coffee will be provided for free. This is an alcohol and drug free event. Seating provided, however, we do encourage you to bring your own folding chair.

~Modest attire please, thank you~

***If you’re not able to attend the event, we would appreciate your donation. If you would like to preregister, please make check or money order payable to: Costanoan Indian Research, Inc. Mail to: Indian Canyon Ranch P.O. Box 28 Hollister Ca 95024-0028.
All Donation are tax deductible (501-C3ID#680287736).

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merge onto Grass Valley Road (at top of hill, .1mile)
Turn Left onto Dirt Road….Follow Signs

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