ON THE COVER: Merke Oliver and his eel hooks.
© Thomas Dunklin, 2012
IDLE NO MORE rallies, round dances, and marches drew support from communities all across California this winter, as Native people came out to stand in solidarity for sovereignity rights and environmental protection.
On Saturday, December 22, 2012, Bishop Garcia of the Monterey Diocese offered a Mass of Reconciliation. On behalf of the Catholic Church, he apologized to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band for the tragic events that occurred at Missions San Juan Bautista and Santa Cruz.
Construction on the Ah Pah village at the confluence of the Klamath River and Blue Creek continues this spring, as it has for the past few years.
For the first time in the history of the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, all of its floors were filled with Native art, works by ninety-two artists from the Klamath River watershed, and surrounding areas—Wiyot, Yurok, Hupa, Tsnungwe, Karuk, and Tolowa people.
They came wearing toe rings and nose rings and dangling turquoise earrings—searching for answers.
Changing Spirits is designed to be an evidence-based, culturally relevant program, whose vision is to create an environment in which American Indians can live balanced, healthy, and productive lives.
In 2012, AICLS decided to increase the size of our board, and especially to add the fresh new views of younger people.
Ensuring that California Indian language-learning needs are met.
Big Times/Little Times
With Respect: Clarence “Kaya” Atwell, Betty Chepo, Dorothy Louise Cox, Bille “Blue” Elliston, Peter M. Gali, Leonard Osborne, Herbert Charles Puffer, Alex Ramirez, Everett “Weary” Smith
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