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We Are the Land: A History of Native California

Presented by California State Library at Online/Virtual Space

Nov 16 2022
We Are the Land: A History of Native California

California State Library with book cover image by Cara Romero

Before there was such a thing as “California,” there were the People and the Land. Manifest Destiny, the Gold Rush, and settler colonial society drew maps, displaced Indigenous People, and reshaped the land, but they did not make California. Rather, the lives and legacies of the people native to the land shaped the creation of California. Join the California State Library’s California History Section as professors Damon B. Akins and William J. Bauer Jr. discuss their latest book, We Are

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