Get Involved

Indian Canyon has provided a refuge for Indigenous people since time immemorial. If you would like to be a part of our journey, there are many ways to do so.


Recent Flooding and emergent issues are restructuring our priorities, If you want to learn more. Indian Canyon Needs Website

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If you want to support the growth and sustainability of this refuges for Indigenous peoples, please consider making a donation. All donations will support the continual evolution and infrastructure of Indian Canyon. (Donate via Paypal)

We love financial donations, as well as in-kind donations of all kinds: land, cars, biodiesel tractors, audiovisual equipment, art, and more.

Have you reviewed our “Wishlist” ?
Do you want to get Involved – Help Indian Canyon?
Download and review a Copy of informational-brochure-final
Printable Donation PDF  donate_IC
Check or Money Order to :

Costanoan Indian Research, P.O. Box 28, Hollister, CA 95024


Reoccurring Donations Become a monthly donor and help us to share good water by keeping the flow of reciprocity going. Your monthly donation helps us to build a sustainable stream of revenue throughout the year so we can continue to empower Indigenous Peoples

Many organizations around the world will support matching gifts for non-profits such as CIR.  If your organization is interested in supporting a matching gift, please reach out to .


There are many ways to volunteer with us[Fill out this form] If interested, please contact Kanyon at

Visit Indian Canyon – By Appointment ONLY

We Are NOT a park.

We are open by appointment only.  We open the land for all Indigenous peoples in need of land for ceremony.

We host Field-trips, At-Risk-Youth groups and organizations, Indigenous Botanical Restoration Projects, Fire Mimicry Workshops, and more. Let us know if you want to set up an appointment – (408)673-0626 or email or

We don’t mind visitors, so long as they contact us first and set up an appointment.  

We are not a park, and caretaking the Canyon is a full time job.  There are many ways to help.

Check out our wishlist   Under the CIR, Inc. 501(c)(3), people in need of community service hours can complete their requirements at Indian Canyon. Interns and college students can also obtain course credits for their studies.  Help by volunteering  All help is welcome, be it a monetary donation or a donation of time or prayers. Even just being nice to Mother Earth and making a pledge to the earth helps.