Lauren Peters

Lauren Peters, enrolled with the Agdaagux̂ Tribe, is pursuing a PhD in Native American Studies at UC Davis. Besides sharing history, she is passionate about returning home children who died in Indigenous boarding schools and ending the invisibility of the original people in our state parks.
Aleut dancers

The Price of “Soft Gold”


My ancestors were among the Indigenous peoples who once lived alongside Russians on the Sonoma Coast. After 150 years, we’re telling our story.