Using historic data as a tool to provide actionable information in advocacy for today's tribal rights of use. The the first large historic dataset created for the Alameda Native History Project was the N.C. Nelson 1909 Shellmounds Map. This map has since been combined with many other historical components.
HISTORIC SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION SHORELINE
GROUND CONTROL POINTS
*The locations of the online map have been obscured.
Map of the Shellmounds of the San Francisco Bay Region
Based on the "Map of the San Francisco Bay Region Showing Distribution of Shell Heaps", a US Coast Survey map (circa. 1907), annotated by N.C. Nelson.
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