YA-KA-AMA, which means "Our Land" in the Pomo language, is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. It is situated in a rural setting on 125 acres of prime agricultural land in Western Sonoma County near Forestville, California. Our mission is to support traditional Native culture and values; to give Native People the tools to become contributing members of their communities; and to improve educational opportunities and resources for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The Ya-Ka-Ama Indian Education Inc's digital collection at California Revealed consists of moving images from 1991 to 2018 derived from a collection of MiniDV tapes. The tapes capture a wide range of tribal events including media workshops, baseball games, Earth Day celebrations, youth festivals, and much more.
The Yolo County Archives, founded in 1985, is the official repository for Yolo County records. The collection contains records dating from the 1850s to the present from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as family collections from community members and local businesses. The materials include maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts, newspapers, yearbooks, and secondary sources in the form of published books and articles.
The Yolo County Archives' digital collection at California Revealed consists of texts, moving image, and audio recordings from the 1850s to the 2000s. The collection includes oral history recordings of residents and experts on local history, recordings of Yolo County Board of Supervisors meetings, and extensive runs of local newspapers like Knight's Landing News and The Woodland News.