Save the Redwoods League purchased and donated the 523-acre area to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wildnerness Council, a group of 10 tribes that have been connected to the land for thousands of years.
Native American tribes
Hodder Education, the publisher of the textbook, said it was removing the book from sale and would conduct a review of the content.
By nature and necessity, the Houma people are a sprawling but tight-knit community in the bayou region. Federal recognition for the tribe could keep them out of harm's way.
This year's Leica Women Foto Project highlights girls defying cultural taboos and learning to swim in Zanzibar and a young Native American runner who triumphed despite a coach's lack of faith.