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Toppled statue of Spanish priest at California Capitol to be replaced by memorial to Native tribes

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

The long-standing statue of a Spanish priest on the grounds of the California State Capitol will be replaced with a monument memorializing Native Americans who lived in the Sacramento area before the arrival of white settlers. Following the statue’s toppling in July 2020 amid the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) Read more