By Les Field
Tales approximately abalone and their old and modern meanings are similar through box and his coauthors, who comprise the chair and different contributors of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe; some degree area Pomo elder; the chair of the Wiyot tribe and her sister; a number of Hupa Indians; and a Karuk student, artist, and performer. Reflecting the divergent views of varied local teams and folks, the tales and analyses belie any presumption of a unmarried, unified indigenous realizing of abalone. while, they make clear abalone’s function in cultural revitalization, struggles over territory, tribal appeals for federal acceptance, and connections between California’s local teams. whereas California’s abalone are at risk of extinction, their symbolic energy looks to surpass even the environmental crises affecting the state’s susceptible coastline.
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