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Wiyot Tribe questions attempt to buy ancestral island that was site of massacre
Environment | National
Wiyot Tribe questions attempt to buy ancestral island that was site of massacre (August 10, 2017)
Controversy has erupted over an attempt by a non-Indian business owner to buy a large portion of Indian Island in California.

Column: Return all ancestral islands to Wiyot Tribe in California
Opinion
Column: Return all ancestral islands to Wiyot Tribe in California (April 29, 2015)
While it is impossible to undo the atrocities perpetrated on the Wiyot people, efforts by the city, the harbor district and our community to repatriate these three islands to the Wiyot tribal government is a positive direction.

City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land
Environment | National
City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land (April 8, 2015)
'The center of our world is Indian Island,' council member Chery Seidner said. 'This is where we come, this is where we sing, this is where we pray.'

Wiyot Tribe seeks discussion with city for return of Indian Island
Environment
Wiyot Tribe seeks discussion with city for return of Indian Island (April 7, 2015)
The tribe lived on the island until it was nearly wiped out by a massacre on February 26, 1860.

JPR: Wiyot Tribe holds first World Renewal Ceremony since 1860
Environment | National
JPR: Wiyot Tribe holds first World Renewal Ceremony since 1860 (March 28, 2014)
The Wiyot Tribe of California is holding its World Renewal Ceremony this weekend, the first since a massacre in 1860 nearly wiped out the tribe.

City changes wording of 'apology' to Wiyot Tribe for massacre
National
City changes wording of 'apology' to Wiyot Tribe for massacre (March 19, 2014)
The city of Eureka, California, has changed the wording of an 'apology' to the Wiyot Tribe for the 1860 massacre at Indian Island.

City issues formal apology to Wiyot Tribe over 1860 massacre
National
City issues formal apology to Wiyot Tribe over 1860 massacre (March 18, 2014)
The city of Eureka, California, issued a formal apology to the Wiyot Tribe for the 1860 massacre at Indian Island.

Wiyot Tribe: Show respect during sacred renewal ceremony
Opinion
Wiyot Tribe: Show respect during sacred renewal ceremony (March 17, 2014)
The Wiyot Tribe of California asks public to respect World Renewal Ceremony, the first since a massacre in 1860.

Editorial: Wiyot Tribe close to reclamation of sacred Indian Island
Environment
Editorial: Wiyot Tribe close to reclamation of sacred Indian Island (June 25, 2012)
"While no cleanup can remove the shameful, bloody stain of history from Indian Island, 12 years of effort by the Wiyot Tribe to reclaim their sacred land from decade after...

Wiyot Tribe seeking additional money for Indian Island cleanup
Environment
Wiyot Tribe seeking additional money for Indian Island cleanup (June 13, 2012)
The Wiyot Tribe of California needs about $350,000 to finish a cleanup project on Indian Island. The tribe has spent $2 million so far to remove lead batteries, contaminated soil...

Opinion: Cheryl Seidner, ex-Wiyot chair, a trustworthy leader
Opinion
Opinion: Cheryl Seidner, ex-Wiyot chair, a trustworthy leader (May 16, 2012)
"I had the opportunity while serving as the mayor of Eureka to work with many people on various projects. One of my most positive experiences was with Cheryl Seidner, then...

Cheryl Seidner, former Wiyot chair, to run for county office
Politics
Cheryl Seidner, former Wiyot chair, to run for county office (March 21, 2012)
Cheryl Seidner, a former chairwoman of the Wiyot Tribe, is running for office in Humboldt County, California. Seidner, a Democrat, is seeking to represent the 1st district. She is making...

Federal judge returns Wiyot   smokeshop case to state court
Business | Law
Federal judge returns Wiyot smokeshop case to state court (November 7, 2011)
A member of the Wiyot Tribe of California who operates a smokeshop on her reservation is facing charges in state court. Ardith Huber, the owner of Huber Enterprise Smoke...

Wiyot Tribe holding 20th annual Indian Island Candlelight Vigil
National
Wiyot Tribe holding 20th annual Indian Island Candlelight Vigil (February 25, 2011)
The Wiyot Tribe of California hosts the 20th annual Indian Island Candlelight Vigil on Saturday. The vigil honors the victims of the February 26, 1860, massacred on Indian Island. Nearly...

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