Tag Archives: Yurok Tribe

Trinidad Tidings: Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse finds new home

Trinidad Civic Club voted unanimously last Thursday in favor of the Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria harbor location for the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, fog bell and memorial plaques. The decision followed the very well-attended Feb. 27 Site Selection Charette at Town Hall during which the community learned about possible sites following the

Trinidad Tidings: So much going on the seaside village

“Creating Calm and Well Being,” an Osher Lifelong Learning (OLLI) class, begin Feb. 21 at Trinidad Library and continues each Wednesday through March 14. Explore a few simple and fun mindfulness practices that create states of happiness and joy instead of worry. By combining breakthroughs in neuroscience, learn how you can use your mind and

Trinidad Tidings: Valentine’s Show, Lighthouse Relocation and ‘Earth’s Water’

TRINIDAD – “Inspiration & Reflection,” the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse Art Show and Reception on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 was the ideal destination to take your sweetheart or your family and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. in Trinidad Town Hall. Stunning paintings by local artists, elegant decor, a no-host wine bar and delicious appetizers are

Trinidad Tidings: Conversation had, agreement found, bonds strengthened during a tumultuous time

Dana Hope, president, and Jan West, vice president, of Trinidad Civic Club, wish to express gratitude to many supporters who stood by the club during the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse tumult of recent weeks. First, Cher-ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, its Council President Garth Sundberg and Vice President Zack Brown, and all of

The day the lighthouse moved

Jack Durham Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, which stood on a bluff overlooking Trinidad Bay since 1949, now sits at the entrance to the parking lot at the harbor. The monument will sit there until the Trinidad Rancheria, Yurok Tribe and Trinidad Civic Club find a permanent location for the lighthouse

Yurok Tribe: Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse move premature

Yurok Tribe TRINIDAD – The Yurok Tribe is deeply disappointed with a premature decision to move the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, prior to the completion of a formal consultation process between interested parties. “To move the memorial in the midst of the consultation process, under the guise of an ‘emergency,’ is disgraceful and disrespectful,” said Rosie

Trinidad Rancheria: Seek collaborative solutions for Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Trinidad Rancheria TRINIDAD – Recently, the Cher-ae Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria (Trinidad Rancheria), a Federally Recognized Tribe, has been attacked politically and culturally by the Yurok Tribe and the Tsurai Ancestral Society (TAS). Until this time, the Tribal Council has chosen not to respond to allegations and accusations made by either group. The

Tribes want Trinidad Lighthouse moved elsewhere

Paul Mann Mad River Union TRINIDAD — The Trinidad Civic Club’s preference for keeping the Memorial Lighthouse in its current location collides head-on with potent and longstanding tribal opposition. Although votaries of the structure consider it a poignant tribute to those lost at sea, Native Americans experience it as a diabolical symbol of settler genocide,

Yurok Tribal Council declares state of emergency

Yurok Tribe The Yurok Tribal Council declared a State of Emergency in relation to the sustained shroud of wildfire smoke that has enveloped the eastern portion of the Yurok Reservation.   The primary purpose of the emergency declaration, passed on August 31, is to activate the Tribe’s emergency response team. The special declaration allows the

Fire update: 1,565 acres burned as of this morning

Six Rivers National Forest ORLEANS – Last night’s community meeting in Orleans was a success as participants found answers to many questions about the fires and air quality. Community meetings like this help maintain the strong relationships that have been forged between the Six Rivers National Forest and local communities. The Orleans community wanted to