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Centro Del Pueblo Announce Immigration Sanctuary Ordinance At Eureka Courthouse

Centro Del Pueblo, their supporters and Humboldt State University’s student club M.E.C.H.A, gathered at Eureka’s courthouse yesterday to announce a sanctuary ordinance measure. Humboldt County’s Immigration Sanctuary Ordinance, is a measure to ensure that local resources and funds as well as ‘voluntary joint task forces,’ will not be used to assist in ICE raids and that local communities will not …

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It Takes A Village: Interview With The Tsurai Village Protectors

Descendants of the Native American Tsurai [Yurok] Village in Trinidad, no longer have to look at symbols that represent white settlement and the conquest of their ancestral lands. After a 12-day occupation of the memorial lighthouse in Trinidad, the lighthouse has been moved down the road and housed temporarily by the Seascape Restaurant. The Trinidad Civic Club owns the parcel …

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Recap: Martin Luther King Day in Humboldt 2018

Various Martin Luther King Day celebrations were held Monday Jan. 15, 2018 throughout Humboldt County with events in Arcata, Eureka and even Crescent City. At Noon last Monday, the NAACP held their annual MLK day celebration at the Adorni Center in Eureka. There were musical performances of the Black National Anthem and a poetry and interpretive dance performance by two …

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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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