Wiyot Tribe holding 20th annual Indian Island Candlelight Vigil
Posted: Friday, February 25, 2011
The Wiyot Tribe
of California hosts the 20th annual Indian Island Candlelight Vigil on Saturday.
The vigil honors the victims of the February 26, 1860, massacred on Indian Island. Nearly 100 men, women and children were killed in the middle of the night as the tribe was holding its World Renewal Ceremony.
Indian Island is considered to be the center of the world.
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Wiyot Tribe holding annual candlelight vigil for Indian Island
(The Eureka Times-Standard 2/25)
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