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The entrance to Vallejo High School (CBS)

Vallejo School Votes Unanimously To Replace Apache Mascot

The Vallejo City Unified School District voted unanimously Wednesday night to replace the Apache mascot at Vallejo High School.


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Native American Artifacts Unearthed At Novato Highway 101 Project Site

Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.


Alcatraz Island (Photo credit by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Park Service Restores Alcatraz Graffiti Painted During Native American Occupation

The National Park Service has restored graffiti on Alcatraz that was painted during the island’s occupation by Native Americans in the late 1960s and early 1970s.


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Petroglyph Carvings Sawed Off, Stolen From Lava Cliffs In Sierra Nevada

Carvings that graced the Sierra Nevada in California for thousands of years have fallen prey to modern thieves armed with power saws.


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Best Ways To Celebrate Native American History And Culture In The Bay Area

In the United States, November has been set aside to honor the long history and achievements of America’s native people. Celebrate the month by visiting Native American exhibits and historic locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Workers found human remains at this construction site in San Carlos on February 15, 2012. Authorities said the remains could be Native American. (CBS)

Skull, Bones Unearthed At San Carlos Construction Site

A construction crew unearthed human remains Wednesday morning while installing new plumbing lines in San Carlos, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.


Alcatraz Island (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Indigenous Americans Celebrate Alcatraz Occupation

Thousands gathered on Alcatraz Thanksgiving morning to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Native Americans original occupation of the island.



Good Question: Where Were The Ohlone Villages?

They lived in the Bay Area long before any of us were around. In this Good Question: Where were the Ohlone Villages in what is now San Francisco?

KPIX 5–08/16/2011

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Vallejo City Leaders, Tribes To Settle Burial Grounds Dispute

A dispute over proposed improvements to a Vallejo park that contains an Indian burial site is on the verge of being settled.

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

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Plan To Restrict Fishing In Northern California Exempts Native Americans

State wildlife regulators have given tentative approval to a plan to restrict fishing off parts of Northern California that they say addresses Native Americans’ concerns about the possibility of losing their fishing rights and cultural practices.

CBS San Francisco–07/02/2011