Killing California Indians- Genocide in the Gold Rush Era

Killing California Indians

Genocide in the Gold Rush Era gold rush

Friday, November 7, 2014, 9am – 4pm
UC Riverside, Highlander Union Building 379

Scholars from across the nation will convene for a groundbreaking and controversial symposium to discuss and debate the question: “Was there a genocide of California Indians during the Gold Rush?”

Welcome by Clifford Trafzer, Costo Chair/Flute Remembrance by Henry Vasquez
Robert Przeklasa, UC Riverside, Introductions, 9 AM-4 PM

Jack Norton, Humboldt State University; Brendon Lindsay, Sacramento State University; James Fenelon, CSU San Bernardino

Trina Roderick, UC Riverside, Introductions, 1-4 PM

George Phillips, University of Colorado; Michelle Lorimer, CSU San Bernardino; Benjamin Madley, UCLA

Native American Community Panel
Convened by Supervisor James Ramos, Larry Myers, Bill Mungary, Stephen Newcomb, Daisy Ocampo, Sean Milanovich, Gregg Castro, Meranda Roberts, Audience

Concluding Remarks by Clifford E. Trafzer, UC Riverside

Presented by Rupert Costo Endowment, California Center for Native Nations, Native American Educational Program, and Native American Student Programs