Tuesday, March 10, 2009

WW/ The Case for Winnemem Restoration

Here is a video which features Winnemem Wintu tribal leaders -- Caleen Sisk-Franco, Chief; and Mark Franco, Headman -- who tell of broken treaties and violated sovereignty that their people have endured, and outline their efforts to regain federal recognition of their tribal status.

Restoration -- The Time Has Come from Moving Image on Vimeo.

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I am a citizen of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. I am a Nikkei descendant sansei (third generation);retired teacher, involved in the Winnemem tribal responsibility to Water, Salmon, and our belief that the Sacred is our Teacher. Working locally for human rights and supporting youth leadership.