700 acres of coastal California land returned to the Native American Kashia tribe

October 27, 2015 by  
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Coastal Sonoma County in California was once settled by the Native American Kashia band of the Pomo tribe, yet they haven’t been able to call it home for 200 years. That is, until now . The current owner of the property near Stewart’s Point has entered an agreement to sell the 700-acre, mile-long stretch of coast back to the Kashia, with the help of $2 million pledged by county leaders and a variety of coalitions, including the Trust For Public Land . Read the rest of 700 acres of coastal California land returned to the Native American Kashia tribe

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Luke Brabants turns old skate decks into art for your wall

October 27, 2015 by  
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Luke Brabants is recycling, one skateboard at a time. Anyone serious about skateboarding knows that you can go through decks like tissue paper.  So Brabants takes old skateboards that have been piling up, turning them in to new pieces of art for the wall. These old skate decks become unique reclaimed art, with grind marks and all the history of each deck engrained in to them to make each one truly unique. Brabant uses organic shapes from fauna to flora to transform the shape of these decks and then hand cuts using a jigsaw to create a truly different piece of art. + Luke Brabants The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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