Wiyot Land

Peninsula Union School District is located on the ancestral land of the Wiyot people.


If you are interested in learning more about the history of the Wiyot Tribe, more information is available here:


If you are interested in learning more about the Wiyot Tribe today, here are three websites from local Rancheria's that you may find helpful:


In December, 2018, the Eureka City Council voted to return a portion of land to the Wiyot Tribe. To learn more about the history of Duluwat Island, and it's partial return to to the Wiyot people, here is one of many articles available on the topic:


If you would like to learn more about Native Lands, check out this online resource:

people standing vigil over a fire

Picture credit: Nick Adams

candlelight vigil

Picture credit: Ellin Beltz