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California Truth & Healing Council Resources


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♦  Executive Order N-15-19 establishing the California Truth & Healing Council

♦  Consultation Report – September 2020

♦  Charter of the California Truth & Healing Council

♦  Bylaws of the California Truth & Healing Council 

♦  California Truth & Healing Council: Principles for Respectful Meetings 


Third-Party Publications on California Native Americans

♦  Early California Laws and Policies Related to California Indians

♦  Advisory Council on California Indian Policy (Congressional)

♦  A Second Century of Dishonor: Federal Inequities and California Tribes

♦  Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report


Similar Truth & Reconciliation Resources & Mechanisms

♦  Truth Seeking: Elements of Creating an Effective Truth Commission

♦  Confronting the Truth: A Companion Guide

♦  Rethinking Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Lessons from Sierra Leone

♦  United Nations

♦  Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Maine, USA)

♦  Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (Canada)

♦  Waitangi Tribunal (New Zealand)

♦  Guatemala Commission for Historical Clarification (Guatemala) 

♦  Mauritius Truth and Justice Commission

♦  Peru Truth and Reconciliation Commission

♦  United States Institute of Peace Truth Commission Digital Collection


Supporting Tools and Materials

♦  Digital Atlas of California Native American Tribes