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Reclaiming Indigenous Roots: The Story of Año Nuevo

Given the unpredictability of what we’re allowed to do outside of our homes, Parks California turned its attention to develop a series of Facebook Live conversations to unite leaders in the outdoor space.

First up, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band.

Parks California had the honor of speaking with Tribal Chairman Val Lopez and State Parks Archeologist Mark Hylkema about Año Nuevo’s Native American history and how its rich variety of natural and cultural resources helped reunite an indigenous tribe to their ancestral homeland and restore land stewardship practices.

Watch the conversation now: