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For Indigenous Peoples Day, Celebrating Alcatraz Takeover

Next week we'll have the story of a stirring event that took place in the San Francisco Bay October 14. (see below) There, members of tribes from up and down the West Coast and as far away as Hawaii paddled out to Alcatraz in canoes to commemorate the takeover of the island on November 20, 1969. After paddling around the island, tribal members returned to shore as part of a "Protocol" ceremony. Listen to an original song from the gathering and come back next week for a longer story. Here's our…

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For Indigenous Peoples Day, Celebrating Alcatraz Takeover

Next week we'll have the story of a stirring event that took place in the San Francisco Bay October 14. (see below) There, members of tribes from up and down the West Coast and as far away as Hawaii paddled out to Alcatraz in canoes to commemorate the takeover of the island on November 20, 1969.…

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Roseland Mural Welcomed into the Community

Martín Zúñiga created a vibrant mural this summer with about a dozen young women from the Santa Rosa community. It's at Roseland Elementary: A Leadership Academy, and it represents the movement of the young people there toward education and giving back. We talk with the artist and Michelle Leisen,…

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Local Jewish Leader Questions Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim

In late August, President Donald Trump said this to American Jews: “If you want to vote Democrat, you are being very disloyal to Jewish people and very disloyal to Israel.” To some, this brought up the shadow of anti-Semitism. The supposed dual loyalty of Jews has long been used as a weapon against…

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Portraits of Unhoused Neighbors Emphasize Humanity

The Second Annual Festival of Belonging returns to Santa Rosa on September 13th and 14th. With artful image and thought-provoking conversation, this year's Festival focuses on homelessness and how it…

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Schulz Museum Celebrates Woodstock Festival on its 50th Anniversary

After their disastrous performance at Woodstock, the Grateful Dead almost dropped out of the music business entirely. Fifty years later, Drummer Mickey Hart now laughs at himself for thinking that…

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