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California’s historic apology for Native American genocide can start the healing process

Lynn Valbuena June 29, 2019

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 historic and profound formal apology to all California Native Americans for this atrocity.

Gov. Newsome issued this landmark apology in a solemn yet hopeful address to tribal leaders from throughout California, which is memorialized in Executive Order N-15-19.

 

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