25. California’s Tales of Beauty and Genocide

Peoples from Siberia and Northwest Asia were the earliest immigrants to the Eastern Pacific shore of ‘Turtle Island.’ Starting more than 18,000 years ago, most probably moved along the shoreline from the Bering Strait or across its land bridge, then down along the Alaska Coast to the more temperate and… Read more“25. California’s Tales of Beauty and Genocide”

26. Chinese Americans and Their Persistence

There are several speculative accounts by a few historians that fleets of Chinese ships, or ‘Junks,’ reached the West Coast and Mexico decades, or even centuries, before the first contact by Spain. One even suggests Chinese influences among the Olmec peoples in what is now Mexico. Whether true or not,… Read more“26. Chinese Americans and Their Persistence”