We’ve found a pattern of reckless and careless treatment of 100% of those stolen artifacts. The Alameda Museum has roughly 186 Native American Artifacts. All of those artifacts were found in connection with Native American Graves, except for 2. So, we can’t say ALL of the artifacts are grave goods. But we can say: 99.93%… Continue reading 99% of Alameda Museum’s Ohlone Artifacts Were Stolen from Native American Graves
May 1, 2023, Elizabeth Hoover issues a statement admitting that she used her non-existent Mohawk and Mi’kmaq ancestry to get to where she is today… But it was her “experience and expertise” which helped her become a professor–not the fact that she gained said experience an expertise from impersonating an indigenous person. This isn’t the… Continue reading Elizabeth Hoover Should Resign
What’s Inside Planting Instructions How To Get the Landback Wildflower Mix A mix of hand-collected Native California Plants chosen for the semi-arid climate of Alameda, and places like it, below 1,000 feet. All of them are full sun; except for the Tomcat Clover, which is happiest with a little soil moisture. Tomcat CloverTrifolium willdenovii Credit:… Continue reading Landback Wildflower Mix
Someone recently responded to the article “Who are the Lisjan Ohlone? What does Chochenyo mean?” with some questions of their own. What about the East Bay Ohlone of Oakland, Emeryville, Alameda? [The] Muwekma are not the only Lisjan in the area. B. Richman I publicly responded: [B.] Richman this article seeks to educate people like… Continue reading What about the East Bay Ohlone of Oakland, Emeryville, Alameda?
Who are “The Lisjan Ohlone”? This article will introduce you to where Lisjan is; who “Lisjan Ohlone” are, what what “Viva Lisjanes” means. Where is Lisjan? Why does it seem like Ohlone people are only in the South Bay? Because the Spanish Missions in the Bay Area were in San Francisco and the South Bay.… Continue reading Who are the Lisjan Ohlone? What does Chochenyo mean?
There’s a new map showing the Shellmounds of Alameda. It transposes the historic alameda shoreline onto the modern-day silohuette of the city. The map shows historic wetlands and tidal marshes, and the four Alameda Shellmounds. Map of theShellmounds of Huchiun,~Muwekma Ohlone Territory~Showing the Area Now Known As The“City of Alameda” By: Gabriel Duncan Description of… Continue reading Alameda Shellmound Map
On the morning of Friday, August 4th, 2023, the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe, Centro Aztlan Chicomoztoc, their supporters, members of the press, and San Jose government officials (and their designees.) Gathered at the site where a statue of Captain Thomas Fallon was “immortalized” in bronze to commemorate the moment when Fallon rose American Flag for the… Continue reading Fallon Statue Removal in San Jose Cause For Hope & Celebration
It’s The Bay The Indigenous Bay, that is. Alameda Native History Project has remixed the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) System Map to show: Travel the Indigenous Bay with Native Pride! A small run of prints are available now on our fundraiser page. Get yours before they run out!
Most people are familiar with the Confederated Villages of the Lisjan Nation, INC.; and their fundraising (“trust”) corporation known as Sogorea Te Land Trust, INC. Both are fronted by Corrina Gould, an Ohlone woman, who has managed to command the attention and monies from thousands of people in the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond.… Continue reading Shuumi Does Not Benefit Ohlone Tribe
Tribal land claims are complex, and overlapping. This is especially true Today; when seeking out tribes for legally required consultation around Native American Graves and Cultural Resources.