Show: Scholars Mate

Episode: Junipero Serra and the California Missions

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Episode Description:

Does Junipero Serra share blame for the abuses that occurred in the California missions?

Pope Francis made Serra a saint when he visited the U.S. in late September. This move has angered many who blame Serra for the mistreatment of Native Americans during the mission period.

In a new Scholar’s Mate debate, two historians discuss the role the 18th-century monk played in the colonization of California and the abuses that occurred after his death.

Jonathan Cordero, PhD, of California Lutheran University, and Ruben Mendoza, PhD, of Cal. State-Monterey Bay, debate the issue.

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 07:13

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