$ 15.00 donated in past month
Add comment on:Tribal leaders challenge Forest Service to protect native women's rights
“Since 1941 most of our ceremonial sites have been buried beneath the still waters of Lake Shasta,” said Sisk. “We ask that the Forest Service grant us this one small dignity by allowing our girls to enter womanhood in privacy at one of our last remaining traditional ceremonial sites.” Photo of Caleen Sisk, Chief of the Winnemen Wintu Tribe, meeting with U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester Randy Moore at his Vallejo office on April 16. Photo courtesy of Winnemem Wintu Tribe.
Guidelines for commenting on news articles:
Thanks for contributing to Indybay's open publishing newswire. You may use any format for your response article, from traditional academic discourse to subjective personal account. Please keep it on topic and concise. And please read our editorial policy, privacy, and legal statements before continuing. Or go back to the article.