SCVNews.com | L.A. County Board of Supervisors Makes History with First Ever Native American Land Acknowledgement
, 2022-12-07 16:31:42,
Superintendent Janice Hahn, on her first day as chairwoman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read an acknowledgment of the land to Native Americans, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
The text acknowledges the historical grievances suffered by the early residents of what is now Los Angeles County.
said Alexandra Valdez, executive director of the Los Angeles City/County Indigenous American Indian Commission. “Today’s board meeting marked the first time the approved land declaration was read profound. To hear facts about what is now Los Angeles County spoken in the board room by Chairman Han, facts that have been brushed aside for far too long will not resonate within Not only those walls, but all over the county.”
Inclusion of the land endorsement was spurred on by a recent proposal written by Superintendent Hilda Solis and co-authored by Superintendent Hahn, and drafted in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles and the County Commission of American Indians and local tribes.
“It has been an honor to lead Los Angeles County’s work on land endorsement approval,” said Hilda L. Solis, superintendent of Los Angeles County, District 1. “Seeing this implemented at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting was impressive as there are no tribes…
To read the original article from news.google.com, Click here