We are all human beings on this land. We need to learn how to live in reciprocity together.
Corrina Gould

Native Women Reclaim Land Plot by Plot

Native Women Reclaim Land Plot by Plot

Dec 18, 2018-- In the San Francisco Bay Area, demand for land seems endless. Property values are sky-high, rents are backbreaking, and people just keep coming. Over 2 million more are expected to settle here by 2040. Today's land rush is nothing new. For more than 200 years, there has been a run on Bay Area real estate a relentless wave of colonization, then suburbanization and now gentrification that left the Ohlone, the Bay Area's first people, landless. Corrina Gould, a Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone leader and her partner in crime Johnella LaRose, who is Shoshone-Bannock and Carrizo; founded the Sogorea Te Land Trust in 2012 to reclaim Ohlone land in the Bay Area. (2486 reads)


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Take ActionConsider ways you too can "use the master's tools to disantle the master's house". It might be contributing the interest from a bank account to a micro-lending group, "gifting" the use of your private property to someone, or using the income from a retirement or investment account to fund your own private volunteer work.



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