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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

Island living beckons – close to town, way off grid on Humboldt Bay

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union INDIAN ISLAND – It’s closer to Eureka than Arcata, or even Manila, yet totally remote. It’s secluded, but open to stunning views of Eureka’s postcardy waterfront. It’s private and exclusive, but without walls or gates. Though occupied since at least 900 A.D., it’s not widely known as a residential