How a Coast Miwok Group Is Buying Back a Piece of Their Ancestral Land in Marin

Matt Dolkas - MALT

By Matt Dolkas, Senior Manager, Marketing

September 25, 2023

When Joe Sanchez was 8 years old, his grandmother asked him to make a promise to never forget his California Indian heritage. She was determined to see the culture live on, after watching her brothers deny their Coast Miwok ancestry, a matter of economic survival in early 20th century California.

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