‘Imprisoning our sacred space’: Ohlone tribe protests West Berkeley Shellmound, Village Site fencing

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Chris Ying/Staff
On Saturday, about 100 protestors gathered at a candlelight vigil to protest the fencing of the West Berkeley Shellmound and Village Site. The site was designated by Berkeley 20 years ago as a sacred burial site for Ohlone Native Americans.

On Saturday, Ohlone supporters held a candlelight vigil to protest the fencing of the West Berkeley Shellmound and Village site. About 100 supporters gathered to dance, sing and recite poetry.
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