Marin County is on the ancestral lands of the Coast Miwok People, including the Coast Miwok Tribal Council of Marin and the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. The Coast Miwok Indians have occupied the lands throughout Marin, Marshall, Tomales, Petaluma, and Bodega since time immemorial. The Lucretia Little History Room houses material about the Coast Miwok tribe in our Pamphlet File collection, as well as secondary sources about the tribe.
While Coast Miwok villages with individuals living in a traditional manner no longer exist in Marin, descendants keep the traditional culture alive. Below is a list of resources we encourage you to visit if you are interested in learning more about Marin's Coast Miwok. Included below is information regarding some Coast Miwok descendants who actively practice these traditions.
Museum of the American Indian is a museum located in Novato dedicated to providing the people of Northern California with programs and exhibits that deepen our understanding and appreciation of Native American cultures.
Kule Loklo, a recreated Coast Miwok village in Pt. Reyes National Seashore, located near the Bear Valley Visitor Center in Olema.