California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP)
Location: Nevada City, CA
Mission Statement: To Preserve, Protect and Perpetuate Nisenan Culture.
Organization Description: California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) is a 501c3 charitable non-profit organization whose mission is: to preserve, protect and perpetuate Nisenan culture. The organization is guided by the Tribal Council of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan. CHIRP’s Executive Director is Nisenan as well as Spokesperson for the Tribe. CHIRP supports the Tribe through a plethora of programs and projects including but not limited to; cultural revitalization projects, public education and event production, research and documentation and advocacy.