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Katherine Perez, an American Indian descendent, helps protect remains of her ancestors

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Posted: Friday, October 12, 2007 10:00 pm

The first time Katherine Perez helped uncover the remains of one of her ancestors, she just wanted to see if she could do it.

She and her tribe, the Northern Valley Yokut, had known for years that the graves of her people were scattered throughout the northern Central Valley. She just never could understand why they needed to be unearthed.

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2 comments:

  • posted at 5:01 am on Thu, Oct 18, 2007.

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    At least someone is taking care and shows the Ancestors Respect, as mentioned in the last comment, you must be a very strong person. May Creator Bless You.

     
  • posted at 3:42 am on Tue, Oct 16, 2007.

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    Native Peoples can not change who they are because the Government does not recognize them, the work to protect the past has to be done whether anyone knows you are not. It takes a strong person with strong values to step forward to do what Kathy has done. I do the same for my Peoples up North. Please don't forget to sing to the Elders when they are founded... Then sing them home again when they are put back to rest.....

    Be Good To Yourself

     
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