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Ethnogeography and Archaeology of the Wiyot Territory
Academic works about the atrocities that occurred in Tuluwat on that fated February day of 1860, were already surfacing in the early works of pseudo-anthropologists, like those released by Llewllyn L. Loud in 1918 entitled "Ethnogeography and Archaeology of the Wiyot Territory." This work not only touches on the events of the Indian Island Massacre, but also addresses other violent actions perpetrated against the Wiyot tribe by the white settlers of Humboldt County. Even decades after the genocidal atrocities against the Wiyot people occurred, Loud expresses an emotional shock and horror about the details of the events. 
The Indian Island Massacre: An Investigation of the Events that Precipitated the Wiyot Murders<br />

This is a graduate thesis exploring the events leading up to the Indian Island Massacre, focusing on the perpetrators of the massacre. This paper attempts to determine if similar cycles of abuse/slaughter/relocation occurred throughout Northern California or if Humboldt Bay’s massacre was a unique historical event.

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