American Indian Advisory in Shasta County Leads the Way in Statewide Education Reform for Native Students
Local Native People Say Adverse Effects of Indian Boarding Schools Continue
With the news of mass graves at Canadian Indian residential schools garnering headlines, Native peoples living in what is now Shasta County continue to recover from the generational effects of the schools, which were designed to eradicate Native ways of life.
Nick Patterson, One More Missing Indigenous Man
American Indians and Alaskan Natives are 2.5 times as likely to experience violent crimes and at least two times more likely to experience rape or sexual assault crimes as compared to all other races. And when they go missing or are murdered, answers are often scarce.