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The Indigenous Peoples of Mendocino County: From Genocide to Marijuana Cultivation

By Martin W. Lewis | February 20, 2012 |

Previous GeoCurrents posts on historical instances of genocide have elicited critical comments from several readers, including one who took us to task for not mentioning genocidal events perpetuated by the United States. There is no denying that the U.S. government has been guilty of numerous genocidal assaults on indigenous communities. The United States engaged in wholesale “Indian removal,” often disregarding …

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