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Leaders from the Los Angeles Archdiocese and Native American tribes gathered in late March to sign a list of protocols to help promote more respect among the two groups. Pictured from left to right are Sylvia Mendivil Salazar, coordinator for Native American Concerns for the Los Angeles Archdiocese; Auxiliary Bishop Edward Clark; Teresa M. Romero, chair of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation; Chief Anthony Morales, Gabrieleño/Tongva, San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians; Archbishop José H. Gomez; Elise Tripp, member of Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Elders Board; and Rudy J. Ortega Jr., tribal president of the Fermandeño Talavian Band of Mission Indians. (Angelus News/Victor Alemán)