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Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country. We’ll explore stories from eight PBS member stations on topics ranging from the environment to civil rights, from mental health to immigration, learning more about today by diving into the past.

Retro Local

S01E08 · The Return of Indian Island

From KEET in California: Indian Island has long been the center of the Wiyot tribe’s... More

From KEET in California: Indian Island has long been the center of the Wiyot tribe’s spiritual universe. In 1860, however, settlers from Eureka paddled across Humboldt Bay in the middle of the night to massacre women and children on the island who’d come out to conduct the World Renewal Ceremony. The city voted in December 2018 to finally return the island to the Wiyot people.

11-6-201900:08:46
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