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Native American

Wyatt Cline

Native Californian Rancher

Wyatt ranches 600 acres of rangeland in Capay Valley, not far from his family’s original farm. Before that, he spent 31 years in the fire service, retiring as the Fire Battalion Chief for the city of Woodland.

Wyatt Cline

Marshall McKay

Tribal Council Chairman

Marshall is serving his third term as elected Council Chairman of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.

Marshall McKay

Education in the Tending and Gathering Garden

2004
The CCC hires a Tending and Gathering Garden (TGG) coordinator to help establish the TGG education program and integrate it into the Nature Preserve’s environmental education program. 

Birth of the Tending and Gathering Garden

2000
The CCC Board approves a  Tending and Gathering Garden Project initiated by UC Davis graduate student Shannon Brawley in partnership with a steering committee of Native American cultural experts.

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Academy

1998
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.

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