Recently I read “Down a Narrow Road” by anthropologist Jay Dautcher. In the book, Dautcher talks about how governments gain influence over communities in order to serve their own interests, especially in communities where there are strong personal and community identities and where residents are connected to the land.

He writes, “Personal and collective attachments to place . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Point Reyes Light digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.