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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was "Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It"

Recognizing that the admission was overdue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued an apology for the "systemic slaughter of California Indians" and called it a "genocide" that must be acknowledged.

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8/10/2019

article RAMOS: What Gavin Newsom’s apology for genocide against Native Americans signifies
(California) -- As the first California Native American elected to the Legislature, I was honored to provide an opening blessing and sing a traditional bird song when...

8/3/2019

article Gavin Newsom Calls Out California’s Racist First Governor. Who was Peter Hardeman Burnett?
(California) -- In his apology for California’s genocidal treatment of Native Americans, Gov. Gavin Newsom focused attention on the state’s nearly forgotten...

7/4/2019

article As tensions flare over monuments, universities target California’s mission past
(California) -- About 100 people gathered closely under dozens of towering redwoods one recent morning to witness the removal of a California mission bell from the UC...

6/30/2019

article Gavin Newsom calls out California’s racist first governor. Who was Peter Hardeman Burnett?
(California) -- In his apology for California’s genocidal treatment of Native Americans, Gov. Gavin Newsom focused attention on the state’s nearly forgotten...

6/29/2019

article VALBUENA: California’s historic apology for Native American genocide can start the healing process
(California) -- On June 18, 2019, some 150 years after the state-sponsored genocide of several thousands of Native Americans in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom extended an...

6/24/2019

article Skelton: California owns its past bigotry in Newsom’s apology
(California) -- In a Time Life book titled “The Indians of California,” there’s a passage that probably isn’t taught to schoolchildren studying...

6/22/2019

article Butte County tribe responds to Gavin Newsom’s apology to state’s Native Americans
(California) -- In a landmark statement, Gov. Gavin Newsom made an official apology to California’s Native American citizens Tuesday. The governor met tribal...
article Editorial: California steps into reparations debate with apology to Native Americans
(California) -- In the bluntest possible words, California is dealing with a bloody chapter of its history. By official decree, the state is recognizing the past and...

6/21/2019

article California governor apologizes to tribal nations for past atrocities
(California) -- In an emotional conference in West Sacramento, California on June 18, attended by several Indigenous tribal leaders, the state’s Governor Gavin...
article They carried out a genocide against Native Americans. Why does California honor them?
(California) -- Guns, gold and genocide. Politicians like to flatter Californians by speaking of our state as the land of boundless opportunity, but these were the grim...

6/20/2019

article 'This is all stolen land': Native Americans want more than California's apology
(California) -- California’s governor made history this week when he formally apologized to Native Americans, acknowledging the brutal genocide and “war of...
article California Slaughtered 16,000 Native Americans. The State Finally Apologized For the Genocide
(California) -- Enslavement. Exploitation. Discrimination. Violence. Forced removal. Genocide. Despite inhabiting California for thousands of years, Native Americans...
article Gov. Gavin Newsom Issues Apology To California’s Native American Community For Atrocities Caused By The State
(California) -- Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued an appalling statement about reparations toward the African-American community....
article In Newsom’s apology to Native Americans, California finally acknowledges the bigotry of its past
(California) -- In a Time Life book titled “The Indians of California,” there’s a passage that probably isn’t taught to schoolchildren studying...

6/19/2019

article 'Genocide': California governor apologizes to Native Americans for past violence
(California) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has apologized to Native Americans for the “violence, maltreatment and neglect" Native Americans in that state...
article California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was "Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It"
(California) -- Recognizing that the admission was overdue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued an apology for the "systemic slaughter of California...
article California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans
(California) -- Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their...
article California Slaughtered 16,000 Native Americans. The State Finally Apologized For the Genocide
(California) -- Enslavement. Exploitation. Discrimination. Violence. Forced removal. Genocide. Despite inhabiting California for thousands of years, Native Americans...
article Gov. Newsom Calls California’s Native American Treatment Genocide
(California) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California's dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of...
article Local Native American community reacts to Governor Newsom's apology
(California) -- The Governor of California apologized to tribal leaders for the government's dark history. Gavin Newsom met with Native Americans in Sacramento on...
article ‘It’s Called Genocide’: Newsom Apologizes to the State’s Native Americans
(California) -- In 1851, California’s first governor, Peter Burnett, told the Legislature to expect war “until the Indian race becomes extinct.”...

6/18/2019

article Gavin Newsom apologizes on California’s behalf to native tribes for slaughter of ancestors
(California) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom will formally apologize to California Native Americans through an executive order Tuesday for the state’s “dark history...

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