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Spanish and Mexican San Francisco: Colonialism and its Consequences

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Connecting to the Past: The Indigenous Peoples of the San Francisco Bay Area

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California Indigenous Writer and Activist of the Association for the Ramaytush Ohlone

Gregg Castro has been involved in the preservation of his cultural heritage for nearly three decades. He represents his late Mother’s Ohlone family interests in protection of their heritage in their homeland, the rumsien Ohlone Monterey Bay area. On his late Father’s side, he was a founding member of the contemporary Salinan Nation Tribal Council (serving two terms as Tribal Chair) and their non-profit organization, now known as Salinan T’rowt’raahl where he continues in a leadership role. He recently accepted the role of assisting his Ramaytush relatives in the San Francisco Peninsula as “Principal Cultural Consultant to the Ramaytush Tribal Chair’ in representing their interests in their homeland.

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Spanish and Mexican San Francisco: Colonialism and its Consequences

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