Photo courtesy of Theresa Harlan

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Coming Home to the Cove - Episode 1

A Story of Family, Memory, and Stolen Land
Length: 48 min.
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Theresa Harlan shares the story of her Coast Miwok family’s eviction from their homestead on a cove in Tomales Bay—an uprooting which ended her family’s time there but did not sever their connection to the ancestral lands and waters of Tamal-liwa.

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This series is the multigenerational story of a Coast Miwok family’s eviction from their ancestral home and one woman’s effort to bring the living history of her family back to the land.

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Coming Home to the Cove - Episode 2

Episode Two traces thousands of years of Indigenous presence and history and asks: Who gets to define history?

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Coming Home to the Cove - Episode 3

In this final episode, Theresa Harlan continues her grassroots efforts to protect the last standing structures on Tomales Bay built by Coast Miwoks.

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Coming Home to the Cove

This series is the multigenerational story of a Coast Miwok family’s eviction from their ancestral home and one woman’s effort to bring the living history of her family back to the land.

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