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Seventh Generation Fund For Indigenous Peoples Deliver Speech About Arcata Plaza History

Yesterday around 12:30 p.m people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church in Bayside for a light lunch. They also planned to hear the words and wisdom from the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples on the history of Arcata’s Plaza and why people are calling for removal of the McKinley statue. Tia Oros Peters and her husband Chris Peters, …

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McKinley Statue Removal Comes Into Conversation In Arcata Once Again

“On Arcata’s website, there is an asterisk when the Wiyot village is mentioned. Then you go all the way down to the bottom of the page, want to know what the asterisk says? It says ‘the population of the Wiyot was reduced by approximately 93% between 1853-1890. In 1910, the census said only 150 Wiyot were listed. The reasons for …

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