Today, we’re featuring the audio version of California magazine’s recent cover story, “Into the Ishi Wilderness.” In 1911, a Yahi Native American man walked out of the wilderness near Oroville, California. The famed anthropologist Alfred Kroeber brought him to Berkeley’s campus. What happened next is still being hotly debated almost 100 years later.
For audio text, please see the feature article, Into the Ishi Wilderness.
This episode was written and hosted by Laura Smith and Leah Worthington, and produced by Coby McDonald. Special thanks to Pat Joseph and Talia Lichtstein. Art by Michiko Toki and original music by Mogli Maureal.