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Jose’ Freeman

Jose’ Freeman is the president secretary/treasurer Salinan Nation Cultural Preservation Association.

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DA spars with Supervisor Bruce Gibson

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A dispute over a small legal bill morphed into a public spectacle Tuesday as a months-long feud between San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow and several top county officials reignited at a board of supervisors meeting. During the meeting, Supervisor Bruce Gibson took shots at the district attorney’s character, while […]... (Continue Reading)

Why is the Catholic Church celebrating genocide?

Opinion by José Freeman, Salinan Trowtraahl Elders’ Council We are Salinan Trowtraahl. What we share here reflects solely and exclusively the heart of our Salinan village alone and not that of other Salinan tribal organizations. Recently, we were invited to attend a mass in our homeland at Mission San Antonio which was built by our […]... (Continue Reading)

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Salinan tribal justice

Salinan tribal justice OPINION By JOSE FREEMAN and GREGG CASTRO This is to comment on an article published in Cal Coast News by Karen Velie on June 26, 2012. The article was entitled Tribe Losing Permission to Climb Morro Rock After News of Reburials of Unidentified Remains. According to this article John Burch, a member […]... (Continue Reading)

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