California Indian Heritage Center Narrows Architectural Firms For 2028 OpeningThe 120,000 sq. ft. space will sit on 51 acres where the Sacramento and American rivers converge and will be a reflection of what California Indians want to see, in history, education, and culture.
California Governor Pardons 2 In Native American RecognitionGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said he had pardoned two members of California Indian tribes coinciding with Native American Heritage Month.
The Road to Federal Recognition: Nisenan Tribe Exhibit Spotlights History Through ArtBefore the gold rush, the land that had the Sierra Nevada mountains to the east and what is now known as the Sacramento River to the west was home to the Nisenan Tribe. Today, the same land is known as Nevada County and the number of Nisenan hovers around 150 — thousands less than a century ago.
Sacramento City Council Will Likely Start Future Meetings With Land Acknowledgement PledgeA big city is about to make a big change that could make its city council meetings even longer. But those pushing for the change say it's a history lesson that's long overdue.
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.
Tribe In Central California Votes To Kick Out 60 MembersA casino-owning tribe in central California has voted to expel dozens of members who were granted tribal status during an enrollment less than two years ago.
SF School Will Cover Up Mural Depicting Slaves And Dead Native AmericansTuesday evening, after decades of debate and outcry, the San Francisco Unified School District unanimously voted to cover up this 1936-era fresco, "Life of Washington."
Governor Newsom Calls Native American Treatment GenocideGov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California's dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of Native Americans, saying it amounted to genocide.
Stanford Stripping Name Catholic Saint Over His Treatment Of Native AmericansBut as much as he's revered in some quarters, Junipero Serra is reviled in others.
DA: Developers Bulldozed Native American Burial Grounds In West Sacramento, Tried To Cover It UpThe Yolo County District Attorney has filed a civil suit against four companies suspected of bulldozing Native American burial grounds.