Sacramento State student Chiitaanibah Johnson, who is Maidu and Navajo, sparked a national debate over how American Indian history is taught when she took on history professor Maury Wiseman for saying the word genocide was too strong in describing what happened to American Indians, particularly those in Northern California.
Sacramento State student Chiitaanibah Johnson, who is Maidu and Navajo, sparked a national debate over how American Indian history is taught when she took on history professor Maury Wiseman for saying the word genocide was too strong in describing what happened to American Indians, particularly those in Northern California. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com
Sacramento State student Chiitaanibah Johnson, who is Maidu and Navajo, sparked a national debate over how American Indian history is taught when she took on history professor Maury Wiseman for saying the word genocide was too strong in describing what happened to American Indians, particularly those in Northern California. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com

California Indians and genocide

September 14, 2015 05:00 PM

UPDATED September 15, 2015 12:47 AM

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