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1863 Site of Native American Ethnic Cleansing Uncovered in California
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1863 Site of Native American Ethnic Cleansing Uncovered in California

Archaeologists say they’ve stumbled upon a grim page in American history: the site of the 1863 Owens Lake massacre. The┬áLos Angeles Times┬áprovides a history lesson: The Paiute Indians occupied land some 200 miles north of LA that proved desirable to an influx of ranchers in the mid 1800s. The Owens Valley Indian War broke out […]