It would seem that not all invaders at first contact were bent on elimination, eviction, assimilation or just plain old fashion take at all cost from the first people?
The First People, Kashaya People were visited by some of the Russia people and they allowed them to build a fort, Fort Ross or in those days a trading post, in what is now California.
A 19th-century Russian trading outpost was a rare friendship between Russian settlers and the indigenous Kashia tribe the relationship between the Kashia and Russian traders in what is today the western United States is a cause of celebration even 200 years later.
Russia’s Obscure Bond With Native Americans Honored in California
The Kashia Band of Pomo Indians