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All profits from bookstore sales support our non-profit organization. Purchasing a book about Humboldt County History, gifts, or ephemeral items from our bookstore is a great way to support the work we do!

Back issues of the Humboldt Historian are available for purchase in the bookstore or by phone order. Due to the wide variation in shipping and handling costs, issues cannot be purchased online. Please call (707) 445-4342, Wednesday through Friday, 12:30-6:30 PM to place your order. Bulk discounts are available!

Passing the Moon Through 13 Baskets: A Guide to the Natural Year & Native American Celebrations on the Wild Redwood Coast

Passing the Moon Through 13 Baskets: A Guide to the Natural Year & Native American Celebrations on the Wild Redwood Coast

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By Susan Calla, Sandra Jerabek & Loren Bommelyn. "The original inhabitants of northwesternmost California were the Yurok and Tolowa Indians. Their year begins with the winter solstice and traditionally recognizes 13 months a year based on the moon's cycles. Their tradition of placing an object into a basket on each new moon offered thanks and prayer for the natural blessings anticipated in the coming month." On sale - 20% off!

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