Course at a Glance

September 21
HSU Campus: Gist Hall, Room 218

Ethnohistory of Northern Humboldt County


With Jerry & Gisela Rohde

Little has been written about the Native Americans of Humboldt County, and much of what has been published is inaccurate. Using unpublished source material, this course will acquaint you with the history and geography of the Yurok, Karuk, Hupa, Wiyot, Whilkut, and Tsnungwe Tribes.

Sat., Sept. 21 • 1-3:30 p.m.

HSU Campus: Gist Hall, Room 218

$35 • Class #: 43752

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Jerry Rohde

Jerry Rohde

Jerry Rohde is an author and local historian who has taught HSU OLLI classes from the beginning of the program. He has worked as an ethnogeographer and historian for Humboldt State's Cultural Research Facility and as a private consultant. His latest book is Both Sides of the Bluff, a geographical history of west-central Humboldt County.


Gisela Rohde

Gisela Rohde

Gisela Rohde has led OLLI classes with Jerry Rohde since the beginning. She and Jerry have been exploring Humboldt County for 40 years, and have written three guidebooks to the North Coast.