Alyssa Cardenas, a Yowlumne Tejon Indian at the Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing May 4, showed the Inspector General’s report on reaffirmation of the Tejon Indian Tribe. She was there to protest exclusion from the tribal rolls by what the report found to be the BIA’s flawed process. “This is the new genocide” speakers said, referring to being left off the rolls of the tribe. [Hedlund photo]

Alyssa Cardenas, a Yowlumne Tejon Indian at the Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing May 4, showed the Inspector General’s report on reaffirmation of the Tejon Indian Tribe. She was there to protest exclusion from the tribal rolls by what the report found to be the BIA’s flawed process. “This is the new genocide” speakers said, referring to being left off the rolls of the tribe. [Hedlund photo]