Donate to the Original Peoples of Death Valley

Death Valley, a national park spanning the California-Nevada border, is renowned for its heat and stunning natural splendor. But for centuries before its discovery and population by outsiders, this sacred place was home exclusively to Indigenous Peoples, some of whom still live close by.

Please use the donation form to the right to help fund the sacred defense of Indigenous communities associated with Death Valley — and click Read More below to learn more about its original inhabitants. When you contribute $100 or more, we'll include a trial membership to the Lakota People's Law Project!

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Here are peoples we understand to traditionally be associated with the lands occupied by Death Valley National Park:

Timbisha Shoshone