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Some Wintu People Call For “Land Back” During Riverfront Meetings. Here’s Why.

The land we now know as Redding has been a part of Wintu people’s vast homelands for thousands of years. Today, Wintu tribes who have survived state-sponsored massacres, violent removals, and discriminatory legal doctrines, have been left landless. For some Wintu people the proposed sale of riverfront land is inseparable from the need to reckon with this often-suppressed history.