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UC Santa Cruz removes bell marking Catholic missions
Historic Catholic Bell Removed from UC Santa Cruz After Being Deemed a ‘Racist’ Symbol
“in support of efforts to be more inclusive”
History is being removed from view, little by little. It’s death by a million paper cuts.
By Mike LaChance, Legal Insurrection, June 24, 2019:
FOX News reports:
Historic Catholic marker deemed ‘racist symbol’ removed by University of California Santa Cruz
A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state.
The El Camino Real Bell was removed from the University of California Santa Cruz after administrators had several discussions with members of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and other community members who felt that the bell marker glorified a period of time when Spanish missionaries dehumanized their ancestors and culture and enslaved those who converted to Christianity.
Vice Chancellor of Business and Administrative Services Sarah Latham said the school moved forward with the removal “in support of efforts to be more inclusive.”
The cast-iron bell, named after the route connecting 21 Franciscan missions, was one of hundreds of displays placed across highways in California in 1906 as a way to honor the state’s “Hispanic past” and “expand tourism,” UCSC said in a press release.
“The bell marker, which memorializes the California Missions and an imagined route of travel that once connected them, is viewed by the Amah Mutsun and many other California indigenous people as a racist symbol that glorifies the domination and dehumanization of their ancestors,” the release continued.
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