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Tuluwat returned to Wiyot people

Tuluwat returned to Wiyot people

Collin Slavey Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Eureka returned Tuluwat, formerly known as Indian Island, back to the Wiyot Tribe in a revolutionary land repatriation Monday, Oct. 21. The return of historic tribal land took place after a unanimous vote of the Eureka City Council. Hundreds of attendees crowded into the Adorni center to witness

Sloppy Zehndner paper fails to support its narrative

These interns rely on “guilt by association” throughout their paper, and draw an unsupported conclusion that Mr. Zehndner’s “history reflects him to be an opportunist who took advantage of the Indian indenture system in California.” According to the article, the most damning information about Mr. Zehndner seems to be that a 7-year-old girl named “Lucy”

City of Arcata intern research on George Zehndner, commissioner of the McKinley statue

George Zehndner and Local Genocide in Humboldt County   By Steven Munoz and Paul Hilton Humboldt State University research interns with The City of Arcata George Zehndner, an early settler of Arcata, commissioned the statue of the late President McKinley for the City of Arcata.  What do we know about Zehndner?  George Zehndner was born

New book probes Indian Island guerrilla atrocity

A conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla army wins if it does not lose. – Henry Kissinger Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – A new military history links the infamous Indian Island Massacre to the long tradition of American guerrilla warfare, from at least the early 17th century to Iraq