Bills Gov. Newsom vetoed | Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe | Preserving the Nisenan language | CapRadio Reads discusses “All We Can Save” climate movement anthology
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2020 Budget Act on June 29, 2020.
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The bills that the governor vetoed become new state laws. Also, learning about the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. One tribal member joins us with their journey to preserve the native language. Finally, CapRadio’s Donna Apidone shares her interview with the author of “All We Can Save,” a women-penned anthology of the climate movement.
- CalMatters Reporter Laurel Rosenhall explains the bills that Gov. Newsom blocked from becoming new state laws.
- Shelly Covert, Spokesperson for the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe and Executive Director of the California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP), discusses why the tribe is still fighting to restore federal recognition.
- Nisenan-descendant Alan Wallace on working to preserve the language, which has been disappearing, with only one living documented Nisenan speaker.
- CapRadio’s Donna Apidone discusses “All We Can Save,” an anthology about the environment and brings us parts of her conversation with Abigail Dillen, the president of Earthjustice, a law organization specializing in large environment cases. Dillen is one of the 60 women who wrote essays and poetry for the book.