Author: Gabriel Duncan


  • Alameda Recreation and Parks Department to ‘Pause’ Collaboration with Sogorea Te Land Trust

    On Monday, Amy Wooldridge (Director of Alameda Parks & Recreation Department) replied to our open letter concerning the possibility of Sogorea Te Land Trust being given a portion of Linear Park, in Alameda–at the corner of Main Street and Singleton Avenue. In our preliminary email, asking whether or not this was true, Wooldridge told us: […]

  • Thanks, But No Thanks (Toxic Land is *not* Land Back)

    This is an excerpt of a letter sent to ARPD’s Amy Wooldridge, the Alameda Recreation and Parks Department Director; as well as City of Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ashcraft, Vice Mayor Malia Vella; and Council Members: Tony Daysog, Trish Herrera Spencer, and John Knox White [who made the original announcement concerning the indigenous land management of […]

  • Alameda’s Toxic Legacy: Formerly Used Defense Sites

    Even though the former Naval Air Station is the largest, and most well-known contaminated in Alameda, Formerly Used Defense Sites were not confined to the footprint of the former Alameda NAS. Check out CalEnviroScreen 4.0 to learn more about the impacts of pollutants, and contaminants, on our infrastructure, planning, and health. Envirostor is a California […]

  • Honor the OG Ohlone of the San Francisco Bay Area: Muwekma Ohlone

    Reposted from the Alameda Native History Project Instagram account: The City of Alameda, Alameda Museum, and City of Albany all need to know that hyping Corrina Gould so much is really detrimental to the struggles of the actual Ohlone tribe of this area. As much as you hate to hear me continue to say this, […]

  • Unceded Indigenous Territories in the Contiguous United States

    My History Is American History Honor the Treaties Indigenous Land Back More views: Unceded Indigenous Territories in the Contiguous U.S.

  • Alameda Shellmounds Presented in Augmented Reality

    Alameda Native History Project releases a new Alameda Shellmound Map Model to show the capability of Augmented Reality, when it comes to virtual classrooms, and independent & remote learning. And to showcase the direction of education, and uses for technology, as we progress further into the 21st Century. This map is appropriate for use in […]

  • Indigenous-Led Research Project Creates Restoration of Historical Landmarks (Shellmounds) in the San Francisco Bay Area

    The Alameda Native History Project project presents a map of the three Alameda Shellmounds, as seen by N.C. Nelson in 1907, restored and presented in the present-day landscape. For the first time ever, the Shellmounds of Alameda are being visualized, and presented as a physical, tangible land feature. The purpose of this map is to: […]

  • The Alameda Shellmound Maps

    Created using derivatives of open-source data, including (but not limited to) USGS, NOAA, USCG, NASA, Google Earth. Analyzed, processed, and produced by the Alameda Native History Project, using open-source software available to anyone with a smart phone, and the most basic computer. Why did the Alameda Native History Project create these maps? Necessity The first […]

  • Bay Area Shellmound Map

    Alameda Native History Project’s map of the Shellmounds of the San Francisco Bay Area is available now. This map is based on N.C. Nelson’s “Map of the San Francisco Bay Region Showing Distribution of Shellheaps”, which was published in 1909. This map, represents the first-hand observations of shellmounds during N.C. Nelson’s survey of the San […]