Tag Archives: Native American

Local Hairstylist Rallies Support for Standing Rock

As the name of the hair salon fittingly suggests, customers who walk through the doors of The Hair Place and More at 3166 22nd St., are usually in for much more than a trim. A mural depicting indigenous traditions decorates the wall opposite the salon’s entrance and is placed intentionally to greet customers and to evoke questions. Handmade jewelry and...

Native American Protesters Decry Canonization of Junipero Serra

Some 100 people protested outside of Mission Dolores church Wednesday afternoon against the pope’s same-day canonization of Junipero Serra, an 18th-century priest who established the California mission system and has been criticized for his role in the brutal treatment and death of tens of thousands of Native Americans. “I am here standing for the Ohlone ancestors that were slaughtered for the crime of...

The Dinosaurs Are Alive on Valencia

In case you missed yesterday’s news, two San Francisco juveniles were charged yesterday in the September shooting at Papa Potrero’s Pizza at 24th Street and Potrero Avenue. Mission Loc@l recently did an in-depth look at the life of one of the two men who were murdered and those who knew him best. Also, the San Francisco Arts Commission wanted to...