Serra Is No Saint Group Mission Delores
Nanette Deetz
While Pope Francis was proclaiming Junipero Serra a Saint in Washington, D.C., California Indians continued their protest in the form of a prayer ceremony in opposition to this dec...
Walk for the Ancestors Mission Santa Clara
Nanette Deetz
Caroline Ward Holland, who is a descendant of the Tataviam Tribe from Santa Clarita California, experienced a life-changing event upon learning that Franciscan Priest Junipero Serr...
Nanette Deetz
Junipero Serra was brought to court by California’s tribal descendants of the Mission system in the case of Indigenous Nations v. Junipero Serra ...
Nanette Deetz
A red-tailed hawk circled, clouds parted, and sunshine broke through early-morning fog along the San Francisco Bay, the rays illuminating an altar where a bucket of sacred water fr...
Mutsun Dancers Junipero Serra Protest
Nanette Deetz
On July 11, the Amah Mutsun Tribal Nation held a prayer ceremony and protest against the proposed canonization of Junipero Serra , the founder of the 21-mission system in Californi...