RETURN to the Modoe Stronghold

Ellinger, Mickey
January 2002
News from Native California;Winter2001/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p4
Provides information on the Return to the Stronghold summer gathering organized for the Modoc people and their friends in July 20, 2001. Background on the Modocs; Activities featured during the gathering; Description of the drum circle and the songs performed during the ritual.


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