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Portion of Hicksville Cemetery dedicated to Native Americans in the area

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John Janes, a friend of the Blue family, puts some white sage around the plaque in honor of Aleck Blue at Hicksville Cemetery north of Galt on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Blue was a Miwok and Maidu Indian in the area. Janes led a chanted blessing.

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It took several years, but Miwok and Maidu Indian descendants and those from the Wilton Rancheria now have more space at Hicksville Cemetery in which they can be buried.

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Ross Farrow/News-Sentinel

John Janes, a friend of the Blue family, puts some white sage around the plaque in honor of Aleck Blue at Hicksville Cemetery north of Galt on Sunday, April 28, 2013. Blue was a Miwok and Maidu Indian in the area. Janes led a chanted blessing.