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Mount Shasta

Water and Oil

Water and Oil By Michelle L. LaPena   The Great Central Valley of California used to be a floodplain. It was a marshy wetland before non-Indian settlement began, full of insects and game. Major villages of Native people lived along the banks of what are now the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. The Sacramento River in the north, gathering from its Feather and the American River tributaries, flows southward thro...
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Out of the Woodwork: The Rainbow Tribe and Mount Shasta

Out of the Woodwork: The Rainbow Tribe and Mount Shasta by Samuel White Swan-Perkins News broke earlier this week among the Lakota people of South Dakota that the Rainbow Tribe would be occupying some areas of Paha Sapa (the Black Hills) with USFS approval. The news upset many local Native residents who have begun to protest loudly against this intrusion. In response to the protests, some of the Rainbow Tribe out of ...
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