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More Than 1 Thousand Acres Of Esselen Ancestral Land Returned To Tribe

Credit: NPR- Published 1 week ago
One of the smallest tribes in the U.S. has been given some of its land back. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Tom Little Bear Nason of the Esselen Tribe in California.
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Published 1 week ago -  00:32
Native American Tribe In California Purchases Big Sur Ancestral Lands
A northern California Native American tribe's sacred land has been returned to them. The Esselen Tribe inhabited the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Big Sur coast for thousands of years. According to CNN, Spanish explorers took their land from them nearly 250 years ago. The Western Rivers Conservancy helped the tribe to be rewarded a grant through the California Natural Resources Agency. Together the conservancy and The Esselen Tribe purchased 1200 acres for $4.5 million. The land is known for its giant redwood trees.

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