Special Offer

Magpie Publications is Celebrating!

It has been over 25 years since the publication of the first edition of our popular non-fiction California Indian textbook, Whispers From the First Californians.To celebrate, we would like to offer you a complimentary teacher edition with your purchase of 5 or more copies of the student edition!

Contact us soon to take advantage of this very special offer!

Whispers From the First Californians

  • Meets and fulfills Senate Bill 41:
    California Native American education
    in grades 1-12 Senate Bill 41 passed
    in Spring 2001.


  • Primary sources written by California Indians today
  • Creation stories, customs, trade
  • Chapters on music, art, games
  • Forty pages of native plants
  • Reference lists for further study
  • Teacher edition 3-ring binder with multi-curriculum
    activities and task cards