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Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, dinner and continued cell service

The Trinidad School Library and first grade class will hold a Tri-tip Dinner on Friday, May 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Trinidad School during the first Trinidad Art Night of the season. All of the community is invited to enjoy the meal. Each dinner ticket is $10 and includes Tri-tip, baked potato, baked

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: 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

Trinidad Rancheria to rescue lighthouse

Jack Durham Mad River Union TRINIDAD – The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse will be moved from where it sits atop a bluff down to harbor property owned by the Trinidad Rancheria. Due to instability at its current location, where the lighthouse has stood since 1949, the Trinidad Civic Club had planned to move the monument 22

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

Trinidad Tidings: Busy busy busy in the seaside village

Shirley Laos, of Yurok, Karuk and Chetco descent,  will present “What Are Baskets Made From?” at the Trinidad Museum Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Shirley, a member of the Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria, will present a slideshow on materials used in traditional baskets and also demonstrate how fern,

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,

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