Save the Knoll

A local site in Santa Cruz is in dispute. Remains attributed to the native Ohlone tribe have been found, with the site dating back about 6000 years. Local Ohlone heroine Ann Marie Sayers, along with local archaeologists, anthropologists and community members, are petitioning the city government to respect the sacred nature of the site and halt “development” work there.

About the Knoll | Save the Knoll – activist site with online petition

Ancient Ohlone Village and Burial Site Uncovered in Santa Cruz – news article

One response to “Save the Knoll

  1. “A Victory for the Ancestors – KB Home agrees to not build on burial ground” The critical portion of the site has a permanent cultural easment, leaving the remains in situ and providing for Ohlone ceremonial use of the site in perpetuity. More news at


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