National park proposal would elevate Volvon land

SFGATE article, by Tom Stienstra A renewed push for a new national park in the Bay Area could settle the debate over historic American Indian sites. A group called the East Bay Hill People has envisioned Volvon National Park, a combination of existing parks from Mount Diablo to the east that overlay historic territory of the Volvon tribe. “We have identified over 80 intact villages and campsites and over 2,000 mortar holes in Volvon territory alone,” said James Benney of the East Bay Hill People. Thus a conflict starts. One group of historians believes that if you teach people to love something, they will have a reason to protect it. Another group believes that if you make historic sites public, … Continue reading National park proposal would elevate Volvon land