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Silicon Valley Construction Boom Threatens Local Tribal Land

December 31, 2019 Amah Mutsun tribe fights to protect Juristac sacred site

Just past noon one weekend in September, hundreds of people gather in prayer. This isn’t a typical Sunday church service.

The congregation has come to the end of a 5-mile march, a pilgrimage that began at Mission San Juan Bautista in San Benito County and ended at a place now known as Sargent Ranch, 6400 acres of land that straddle Santa Cruz County’s easternmost border with Santa Clara County.

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