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Today on Your Call: What is the power of reconciliation?
On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about how people come to terms with past atrocities. The Catholic Diocese in Monterey recently held a reconciliation Mass for a band of Ohlone Indians to publicly acknowledge and apologize for the church’s abuse of native people during the Mission era. What is the power of a public apology? Is it enough? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. What does reconciliation mean to you? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Valentin Lopez, Tribal Chairman of the Amah Mutsun band of Ohlone
Esther Altvater Ettean, lead staff person for the Maine Tribal-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Dr. Greg Kimura, president of the Japanese American National Museum
Santa Cruz Sentinel: Monterey bishop offers apology to Amah Mutsun tribe for past abuses
Representative John Conyers Jr: Reparations for Slavery (HR 40)
Wikipedia: Reparations for Slavery Debate
Wikipedia: Japanese American Internment