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249-year-old California church damaged by fire, investigation underway

A 249-year-old Catholic Church located in a town just outside of Los Angeles, Calif., caught fire early Saturday.

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6:37pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Fire ravages 249-year-old Spanish mission in Southern California

The San Gabriel Mission was founded in 1771 by Franciscan priest Junipero Serra, who has become a flashpoint for activists denouncing colonialism and systemic racism.

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4:56pm PDT - July 11th, 2020

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old California church

A fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a nearly 250-year-old California church that was undergoing renovation

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11:36am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old California church

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — A fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a California church that was undergoing renovation to mark its upcoming 250th anniversary celebration.

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11:30am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Racist, brutal past or Hispanic history? Latinos clash over Spanish colonial statues

"There's a tri-cultural myth of indigenous people, Hispanics and Latinx and white people living in harmony," says Albuquerque, New Mexico's poet laureate, Michelle Otero.

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3:06am PDT - July 5th, 2020

Not just Confederate statues: Indigenous activists want conquistadors, missionaries removed

Junípero Serra, Juan de Oñate, Diego de Vargas, and Juan Ponce de León: Why the statues of these figures are being protested and removed.

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1:00pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Well-travelled treasure trove of Indigenous artwork returns home to Australia after 50 years

An extraordinary Indigenous art collection put together by an American woman seeking adventure in Alice Springs in the 1960s goes under the hammer.

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10:52pm PDT - June 28th, 2020