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Adesina: (in)Visible Documents

“For Adesina, clay sculpture is a metaphor for life. Inner struggles become concept sculptures which become symbols– coded messages that personify strength. Clay is unpredictable and unapologetic. It doesn’t forget its folds, it explodes, cracks, and morphs under fire. It survives this process and emerges resilient. Its imperfect nicks and scars are markers of a unique journey from mold to set. …

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Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Moved Near SeaScape Restaurant

The Memorial Lighthouse in Trinidad has officially been moved from its original spot and is now being temporarily stored down by the pier near the Seascape Restaurant. The Trinidad Rancheria who owns the land, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Civic Club and the Yurok Tribe to temporarily store the lighthouse, in wake of a 12 day occupation to halt …

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Memorial Held In Eureka For Former HSU Professor Nathan Smith

Today at 11:00 a.m at the First Presbyterian Church in Eureka, a memorial service was held for Nathan Smith, who taught African-American history at Humboldt State University from 1986-2001. On November 16, 2017, Smith passed at 91-years-old while surrounded by his family and loved ones at Stanford University Hospital. Smith and his family are well-known in the local community–where his …

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Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse To Be Moved & Temporarily Housed Following MOU Signing

Protectors who have been camped out at Trinidad’s Memorial Lighthouse for the past 12 days, packed up their belongings this evening following the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the Civic Club, the Trinidad Rancheria and the Yurok Tribe. People have been sitting on top of the lighthouse and have halted construction to move the lighthouse 22-feet. Read More: Protestors …

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Trinidad Lighthouse Protest: Stakeholders To Release Joint Statement

Protestors have now been camped out at Trinidad’s Memorial Lighthouse for over a week and have halted the Civic Club’s project to move their replica lighthouse 22-feet. The Civic Club and local tribal councils are currently in the process of drafting an agreement. A geology report was submitted to the Civic Club and the City of Trinidad back in July, outlining …

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Mayor And City Manager of Trinidad Halt Civic Club’s Project Amid Lighthouse Occupation

“The slide shows, they are nice, but we should probably talk about real issues that brought us here.” Since early this morning different meetings took place between Trinidad’s City Council, their City Manager and local Tribal Councils. At 2:00 p.m there was an open session at Trinidad’s Town Hall. Various members of the Yurok Tribe and the Trinidad Rancheria’s Tribal Council …

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