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Wana the Bear v. Community Construction, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
180 Cal. Rptr. 423 (Ct. App. 1982)
Wana the Bear (plaintiff) is a direct descendant of the Bear People Lodge of the Miwok Indians. A burial ground of the Miwok was being excavated by Community Construction (defendant) in order to establish a residential neighborhood. Wana the Bear brought suit to enjoin Community Construction from the excavation. The lower court denied Wana the Bear’s request for an injunction. Wana the Bear appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Blease, J.)
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