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Vincent Medina

Muwekma Ohlone Tribe
Vincent Medina is an enrolled member of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe, where he also serves as a Councilman representing his family’s lineage. Vincent and Louis Trevino (Rumsen Ohlone) co-founded Mak-‘amham, an organization and restaurant focused on reviving and strengthening traditional Ohlone foods and sharing them back with their communities. Vincent was born and continues to live in his family’s indigenous tribal area of Halkin (Southern Oakland/San Leandro/San Lorenzo).