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Bill seeks to recognize California tribal land now occupied by schools, libraries

Risa Johnson March 6, 2020

Schools, parks, libraries and museums across the state may choose to start publicly recognizing that they sit on what was once tribal land, if a new bill proposed by Assemblyman James Ramos, D-Highland, passes.

The bill suggests that schools, museums, parks and libraries adopt a land acknowledgement process in consultation with local tribes or Native American educational organizations. Tribes could be recognized in a variety of ways, such as with a statement made before an event or words etched in a plaque.

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