(Pomo/Wailaki/Wintu). After graduating from UC Berkeley with a degree in Native Studies, Redbird Willie has worked in various fields of education, while at the same time continuing to enrich his personal education – an education fueled by his desire to uncover and rekindle the cultural earth based knowledge of California Indians. Edward is an artist, native ecologist, graphic designer, basketweaver, regalia maker, permaculturist and budding herbalist. He has 4 grown children.