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The bones of the roundhouse at Kule Loklo, the recreated Coast Miwok village in Bear Valley, stand bare after park employees stripped the decaying structure. Roundhouses are used as sites for ceremony, but it is unclear whether this one was dedicated for such purposes.   David Briggs

What should be done with the aging roundhouse at Kule Loklo? That question is at the center of a timely and nuanced dialogue between the National Park Service and regional Indian tribes about the best way to honor the park’s Native American heritage.

The roundhouse, whose decaying rafters were taken down last month, is the primary . . .

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