Elias Castillo

US Forest Service

After more than 150 years, historians (and perhaps Californians) are facing the horrifying truth that Indian slavery was a key source of labor that helped create the early economy of California and enrich its first settlers. 

Your Call: The dark history of California missions

Sep 13, 2015

On the September 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Elias Castillo about his new book “Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions."