How to give the land back

In California, the Wiyot tribe and the city of Eureka are forming a Community Land Trust to return to their ancestral land to the Wayat tribe. The trust ensures the Wayat tribe keeps decision-making powers concerning the land. Prior, to that the tribe raised $200,000 and purchased portions of Tulawat Island. In 2004, a tribal chairwoman requested a transfer of land back to the tribe that was unanimously approved by Eureka's city council. In 2019, the city returned an additional 200 acres.

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