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Teaching Native Issues in California

Teaching about California Missions: how the law has changed

The mass deaths, forced labor and destruction of Native communities that resulted from contact with the Spanish mission system has long been a blind spot in state curricula. Since 2016, when the State Board of Education adopted the History-Social Science Framework, fourth grade teachers in California are obligated to reexamine traditional classroom lessons and practices that glorified, romanticized or presented a limited view of the missions. The following resources can assist teachers who are seeking to follow the standards and make them relevant to their own communities: