Assemblyman Says Local Tribes Will Help Design Native American Memorial At State Capitol“They enslaved many of our people. There’s documents that said people were shackled and chained during that era if they weren’t compliant. Now it’s a chance to get that told by the American people,” said Assemblyman James Ramos.
California To Replace Toppled Junipero Serra Statue With Memorial To State's Native AmericansMore than a year after protesters toppled a statue of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra on the grounds of the California Capitol, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday to replace it with a memorial for the state's Native Americans.
Arrest Made In Toppling Of Capitol Junipero Serra StatueAn arrest has been made in connection to the vandalism of the Junipero Serra statue in Sacramento's Capitol Park, CBS13 confirmed.
Statue Of Junipero Serra Toppled In Downtown Sacramento ProtestA statue of Spanish missionary Father Junipero Serra in downtown Sacramento, California, was toppled by demonstrators on Saturday.
Vandals Splatter Red Paint In Fourth St. Serra AttackFor the fourth time, Saint Junipero Serra statutes on California's Central Coast have been vandalized.
Pope Canonizes 18th-Century Missionary Junipero Serra; Not Everyone HappyIn the first canonization on U.S. soil, Pope Francis has elevated to sainthood an 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast.
Pope Francis' Most Controversial Act Could Be First Canonization On U.S. SoilThe act is considered one of the most controversial of Pope Francis’ papacy.
Pope's Apology Doesn't Change Opinions On Canonization Of Junipero SerraPope Francis' apology for the Roman Catholic Church's crimes against indigenous peoples has not softened opposition among some California Native Americans to his decision to canonize 18th-century Franciscan missionary.
California Delays Plan To Replace Capitol Statue Of Soon-To-Be SaintCalifornia lawmakers are shelving a plan to replace a statue of the missionary Junipero Serra with astronaut Sally Ride in the U.S. Capitol.