Friday, October 2, 2015
Mass graves dot the California missionary system
Today, mass graves filled with Native peoples dot the California missionary system. Tens of thousands died while the missions were in operation. Within 100 years of Serra's arrival, the indigenous population had been decimated from over 300,000 to 16,000. And the man at the helm was made a Saint.
From: Huffington Post
Posted by j at 4:29 PM