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Amah Mutsun Reclaim Land Stewardship Through Land Trust

Through the Amah Mutsun Land Trust, the tribe is regaining it’s role as stewards and tenders of the lands traditionally occupied. “Creator gave us the responsibility to take care of Mother Earth and all living things,” said Valentin Lopez, tribal chairman. “We have to find a way to live up to that responsibility.” Santa Cruz Sentinel  Read more…


Amah Mutsun Relearning Garden at UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Danielle Venton, Santa Cruz Sentinel   SANTA CRUZ Ascencion Solorsano de Cervantes was the last member of the Amah Mutsun tribe versed in the traditional ways of medicine. People from hundreds of miles away sought her care. In the summer of 1929 at age 83, Solorsano, the last fluent speaker of the tribal language, and  Read more…

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