On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about how people come to terms with past atrocities. The Catholic Diocese in Monterey recently held a reconciliation Mass for a band of Ohlone Indians to publicly acknowledge and apologize for the church’s abuse of native people during the Mission era. What is the power of a public apology? Is it enough? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. What does reconciliation mean to you? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Valentin Lopez, Tribal Chairman of the Amah Mutsun band of Ohlone
On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with David Treuer, author of Rez Life, an examination of Native American reservation life, past and present. A United Nations special rapporteur recently recommended the restoration of some tribal lands in the US, including the Black Hills in South Dakota. Does the United States owe reparations to native people? If you've lived on a reservation, what's your experience? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the public debut of a man called Ishi. Ishi was Native American, aYana from the Deer Creek area, about 150 miles northeast of Berkeley. And for the past century he’s been known as “the last wild Indian in North America.”