The Orange County Coroner has completed an investigation involving human bones discovered in Fullerton's Hillcrest Park last December and determined they are of Native American origin. Dave Singleton, program analyst with the California Native American Heritage Commission, said the portion of a skul ... More >>
When I wrote about Chief David Belardes and his beef with Mission San Juan Capistrano, some members of the tribal council that considers themselves the legitimate Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation, were upset. That disappointment was spun into a story where Juaneño Chairman Anthon ... More >>
In "The Man Who Isn't There" Daffodil J. Altan discusses Orange County's new Mexican Consul, Carlos Rodriguez y Quezada. And Matt Coker takes a look at the infighting among Juaeno Indian factions as Anthony Rivera's tribal council says Chief David Balardes is not Juaneno in "Blood Feud."
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As reported here, the tribal council of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation does not believe Chief David Belardes, who leads a rival tribal faction across town in San Juan Capistrano, is a Juaneño nor does chairman Anthony Rivera's group recognize other factions. So, n ... More >>
After turning a corner leading to the Mission San Juan Capistrano courtyard, participants leaving this morning's wet prayer ceremony in honor of Native Americans who perished in an 1812 earthquake that toppled the Old Stone Church were treated to a bright, magnificent rainbow hanging over the wester ... More >>
"Next is another fun item," joked Chairman Bill Mungary as the California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) moved on to the controversy surrounding remains unearthed on the mesa above the Bolsa Chica wetlands after a lengthy debate over the treatment of buried remains at Miss ... More >>