Bones of Contention -- Bay Area Indian Gravesites Web Extra
Stick a shovel in the ground and you're bound to hit some dead Indians this Thanksgiving. Indians liked the land we took away from them for the same reason we like it. The Bay, temperate weather, ample food and transport.
Our super-huge in-depth story "Bones of Contention" investigates an obscure state law that gives certain Native Americans considerable leverage over what happens to skeletal remains unearthed at construction sites. As a web extra, we present some important links:
A map of the Bay Area's Top 5 Notable Indian Burial Sites.
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New Bay Bridge.org's pictures of the Yerba Buena indian burial site.
Link to 'Shellmound' -- a 2005 documentary on Emeryville indian skeletons under Victoria's Secret.
The Wiki on the E-Ville shellmound.
The Ohlone wiki.