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Local tribe refuses governor’s apology

Frank Pérez December 2, 2019

Amah Mutsun turns down the olive branch offered by Governor Newsom and suggests measures state can take to heal past atrocities.

In April 1846, Captain John C. Fremont led a contingent of American troops in a preemptive strike against an indigenous village along the Sacramento River. Hundreds of Wintu were slaughtered at the hands of those under the command of a man immortalized by place-names across California, including Fremont Peak State Park in San Juan Bautista.

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