The Honor Tax Project in the Media
|Cost of Occupation By Heidi Walters|
...the Seventh Generation Fund for Indian Development and Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County will be placing before us another way to express thanks...
|Honor the History (a letter to the editor by Jerry Rohde)|
Last week’s article titled “Cost of Occupation” deserves some discussion, so here goes. If we want to properly honor tribal sovereignty and atone for the forcible taking of Indian lands, it’s important that we understand...
|Dave Brooksher radio program on the Honor Tax (KMUD Community Radio)|
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- Download the Honor Tax Form.
- Send the form along with your tax payment to:
The Wiyot Tribe
1000 Wiyot Dr.
Loleta, CA. 95551
We have no events coming up but some suggested times of year to pay your tax are:
These are some suggestions but you can pay your tax any time.
“I Participate in the Wiyot Honor Tax as a way of direct reparation to the People on whose land I now live.”
-Paul Pitino (Arcata Resident)
Former Arcata City Council Member
“As a member of a neighoring Tribal Nation, I have a cultural obligation to acknowledge Wiyot homeland and pay respect to the Wiyot People for living on their traditional territories. The Honor Tax provides a way to fulfill my responsibilities as a Yurok person.”-Christopher Peters (Yurok/Pohlik-lah)
President, Seventh Generation Fund
“The Honor Tax is small compensation for the grief and loss the Wiyot people have suffered. We feel honored by the
graciousness with which they accept our presence here today and by this opportunity to contribute.”
-Dana Silvernale (Blue Lake Resident)
County Council Chair, Green Party of Humboldt County
“Our organization pays the tax because we have a commitment to justice and to honoring the sovereignty of native peoples and nations.”
-Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap (Eureka Resident) Director, Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County