9:09am

Wed January 16, 2013
Reconciliation

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. 

Guests:

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

Resources:

The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band of Costanoan/Ohlone Indians

The Catholic Diocese of Monterey 

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Monterey bishop offers apology to Amah Mutsun tribe for past abuses

Japanese American National Museum

The Remembrance Project

The Huffington Post: Japanese American Internment Camp Stories: Survivors Urged To Tell Their Tale For 'Remembrance Project'

Representative John Conyers Jr: Reparations for Slavery (HR 40)

Wikipedia: Reparations for Slavery Debate 

Wikipedia: Japanese American Internment

Center for Justice and Accountability

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