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Letter to the Editor: Sacred Ground

A letter to the editor of Good Times

Twin Lakes State Beach in Santa Cruz. PHOTO: TARMO HANNULA

Thank you for Erin Malsbury’s cover article “Tall Wonder” (GT, 12/1). The Amah Mutsun helping in Big Basin’s revisioning process is vital. Please check out our Santa Cruz Gives portal (https://santacruzgives.org/nonprofit/amah-mutsun/) to help educate our community, students and tourists about the many amazing contributions local Indigenous People have to offer us—if we can learn to listen. We want to create a “talking” (QR codes and website) art mural on Mission Street with individuals like Chairman Val Lopez and youth members deciding content. Honoring the earth is life-enhancing for all ages and all who reside on this sacred ground. The new mural will help accomplish this and many other goals we have in mind. Happy Holidays!

Ann Simonton | Media Watch


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