Old lands, new approach

September 2011
High Country News;9/5/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 15, p7
The article reports on the reclamation of lands by Indians in the U.S. It cites an experience by Kumeyaay Indian wherein he told two border patrol agents that he owned the land after being asked what he is doing walking near California-Mexico border. It mentions that Native Americans have created land conservancies to be managed by Indians. It notes that the goals are to acquire ancestral lands outside reservations and regain and protect it according to tribal values.


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