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California Indians

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California’s history is marked by horrific and systemic violence against Native Americans. On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Bay Area Native Corrina Gould and historian Benjamin Madley about the genocide of California Indians and how the state should acknowledge it.

Your Call: California's Native American Genocide

Dec 27, 2016

 

We'll hear Rose Aguilar's conversation with historian Benjamin Madley about his groundbreaking and heartbreaking book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

Rick Flores / Amah Mutson Tribal Band

  

On the June 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the Bay Area Native American tribe Amah Mutsun is using its traditional knowledge to solve today’s environmental problems.