Waylon Coats

Waylon Coats, 36, cultural director for the Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California and a member of the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation, shows chaw'se grinding holes made by Chicken Ranch tribe forebears on a slab of bedrock granite on Thursday, within view of ongoing construction of the tribe's casino-resort slated to open in late 2023.