History Kids: California Missions - Historical Context and ControversyInstructional
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In this new 2021 high-definition program, learn all about the California missions. How many missions are there? What was the purpose of these missions? Who was Saint Junipero Serra? What did he do to help the indigenous peoples of California, and why is it today considered controversial? The answers to these questions and more are answered in depth with detailed graphics, diagrams and exciting video. On-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and make learning fun. Indigenous host Rainy Fields (Cherokee Nation Tribe) and Indigenous History Professor Ethan Banegas (Kumeyaay, Barona Band of Mission Indian) add historical insight and context, while sharing their deeply personal connection to the subject matter.