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Wed Feb 20 2008 (Updated 02/21/08)
Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Students at D-Q University
Wed Feb 20 2008 (Updated 02/21/08)
California's Only Tribal College is Invaded by Yolo County Sheriffs
On Wednesday, February 20th, students at D-Q University which is California's only tribal college, reported that Yolo County deputies had begun arresting them for allegedly "trespassing" on campus. As many as four students were taken to the Yolo County Jail, and it is believed that more arrests may follow. Students are calling for support from the community, and are asking for people to come out and witness the deputies' actions. D-Q University is located at 33250 Road 31 in Davis.

In 1970, groups of Native Americans and Chicana/o students from several universities and colleges organized themselves to lay claim to a decommissioned military installation. Their goal was to create a learning environment through the unified cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Since students and members of the community started a revitalization process in 2005, dozens of students have remained on campus and have been able to organize workshops and classes based in Native Philosophy and Cultural Revitalization. They are committed to the pursuit of an indigenous education while working towards the future as they honor the past.

Update from Feb. 21st | 5:53pm: News advisory | 2:20pm: Emergency at DQ University | 12:41pm: 3 DQU students arrested! | 6/25/2007: Native American Students at D-Q University Struggle to Save Student Representation | Indian Country: Struggling to reopen California's only tribal college | Davis Wiki: DQU | DQU on MySpace
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