TITLE

Elem Pomo Fight to Protect Rattlesnake Island

AUTHOR(S)
Peña, Laurel
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
News from Native California;Spring2005, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the efforts of the Elem Band of Pomo Indians to oppose the development of a traditional village site on Rattlesnake Island. Background on the development schemes in the island since it passed into non-Native ownership in 1874; Reason behind the decision of the Lake County Planning Commission to revoke the septic permits for a planned residence on the island requested by John Nady of Emeryville; Overview of island's significance to Pomo culture, according to archaeologist John Parker.
ACCESSION #
16987246

 

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