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Wintu Cultural Center - Museum & Gift Shop
Collaboration of Local Government and Tribal Government
The City of Shasta Lake would like to congratulate the Wintu Tribe of Northern CA / Toyon Wintu Center on this remarkable achievement. This project became a vision back in 2007, when City Staff and Tribal Leaders met to discuss applying for a grant to construct the Wintu Cultural Resources Center. The vision was to have a community multipurpose room to hold community and tribal events, program offices, and a museum to tell the story of the Wintu people. Late in 2007, The City submitted a State of California Department of Housing and Community Development Native American CDBG Grant application on behalf of the Wintu Tribe of Northern CA in the amount of $1,000,000 to construct a Cultural Resource Center. This vision became a reality, when the project received funding in the 2007 grant cycle, and again the 2010 cycle. The project received a total of $1.8 million in State of CA CDBG Grant funds, and $155,000 City of Shasta Lake Redevelopment Funds. 

The City Council of Shasta Lake recognizes the significance of the collaboration between local government and tribal government – a partnership that resulted in this outstanding project that will be a draw for visitors to our City, and a tribute to all the Wintu and neighboring Native American Tribes.Front.JPG

Wintu Cultural Museum and Gift Shop:
4755 Shasta Dam Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Hours of Operation and Contact Information - Website: CLICK HERE

City of Shasta Lake • 4477 Main Street • Shasta Lake, CA 96019 • Phone: 530-275-7400 • Fax: 530-275-7414 "Equal Opportunity Provider, and Employer"
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