Muwekma Ohlone People Honor Veterans Sunday, November 7, 2010, a Ohlone Healing Ceremony was performed after the Veteran’s Day Parade, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco, California. Veterans’ Parade: 11am, Gourd Dance 1:30am, Healing Ceremony 2pm.
Muwekma men and women have served in various branches of the Armed Forces since World War I. This Veterans Day Parade Muwekma Ohlone Veterans and members have chosen to march with the San Francisco Chapter of Veterans For Peace. Some information about the present-day Muwekma Ohlone people… they are comprised of all of the know surviving Native American lineages aboriginal to the San Francisco Bay region who trace their ancestry through Mission Dolores and the Santa Clara and San Jose missions. The aboriginal homeland of the Muwekma people includes a large contiguous geographical area that historically crosscuts linguistic and tribal boundaries that fell under the sphere of influence of the three missions between 1776 and 1836…
About the Muwekma Ohlone Indian People
In the early part of the Twentieth Century, the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) recognized the Muwkema people as an Indian tribe under the jurisdiction of the United States. In more recent times, however, and despite its steadfast efforts, the Muwekma people has been unable to obtain federal recognition, a status vital to the Tribe and its members…READ MORE
Death of the Muwekma Ohlone Pocket Park. “In the Name of Progress” documents the death of the Muwekma Ohlone Sanctuary on Islais Creek in San Francisco caused by the incompentencies and corruption of San Francisco Muni, the Port of San Francisco, Catellus, San Francisco Redevelopment and others. The park once the home to the Yelamu Ohlone Tribe. An mortuary mounds was found not far from there in 1910, and see our tribal history.