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California’s Yurok Tribe, which had 90% of its territory taken from it during the gold rush of the mid-1800s, will be getting a slice of its land back to serve as a new gateway to Redwood national and state parks visited by 1 million people a year.
The Yurok will be the first Native people to manage tribal land with the National Park Service under a historic memorandum of understanding signed on Tuesday by the tribe, Redwood national and state parks and the non-profit Save the Redwoods League.

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  • johnte ndeto

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    It's a significant step towards righting historical injustices and honoring indigenous peoples' rights to their ancestral lands.

    • Ann Nyambura

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      Reclaiming a portion of their ancestral land to serve as a gateway to Redwood national and state parks not only honors their heritage but also strengthens their stewardship over these precious natural resources

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