A Brief History of the Alameda Native History Project

Phase 1: “Unauthorized Alameda: The Indian Burial Mounds”; The true story of what actually happened to the Mound off High Street, in Alameda, California. Includes Haunted Alameda: A collection of ghost stories about living on and around the Alameda Shellmounds. Phase 1 Mission: Find the true history of the Alameda Shellmounds. Objectives: Find out where… Continue reading A Brief History of the Alameda Native History Project

Keeping the Design Fresh & Adding Functionality

Keeping the Design FreshAdding Functionality I’ve been performing some copy editing, graphic art production, and user experience design, to make the website more user-friendly. Also because images can convey information in a way that is not as readily available as print. I try to make sure to optimize for both Desktop and Mobile views. If… Continue reading Keeping the Design Fresh & Adding Functionality

Alameda Native History Project: Shellmounds

Aside from this being my first post in this category; this is to announce that I’ve finished working on the Alameda Shellmounds project pages, of the Alameda Native History Project section of this website. Woo! The history of the Alameda Shellmounds, presented with research, and excerpts of historical sources, and some interpretation. The project is… Continue reading Alameda Native History Project: Shellmounds

Maps!

Been working on moving all of this website from the Google Sites, over to AlamedaNativeArt.com. One of the largest components of the Alameda Native History Project apparatus is the Maps Section. There were certain limitations to using google maps. Various licensing considerations that became really complicated; and super expensive. I had found OpenStreeMaps when I… Continue reading Maps!