FNX Now covers news stories in the native and indigenous community.
1. Columbus Statue Removal
Christopher Columbus Statue that stood at Grand Park in Los Angeles, CA. for over 45 years has come down.
“He is the symbol of genocide, atrocity, subjugation, slavery so anytime we can remove that kind of symbol from the public lands it is essential for the healing of folks who beyond offended are psychologically and emotionally harmed by the presence of something like this.” - Mitch O’Farrell, Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma
2. James Ramos Swearing-In Ceremony, Sacramento
Sacramento – Dec. 3, 2018
James Ramos sworn-in as the first California Native American in the State Assembly (Serrano). Ramos, a San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Member, former Tribal Chairman and former 3rd District San Bernardino County Supervisor, will be representing the 40th Assembly District of California.
Interviews with Joely Proudfit, Mary Ann Andreas and James Ramos.