Murder and Survival: The Remarkable Story of Indian Rebirth in the Wake of Genocide

Saturday, April 28 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Native American

Benjamin Madley, Peter Cozzens, moderated by Greg Sarris

The attempted extermination of the indigenous peoples of California is a history too little known in its bloody details. But the story today also is one of cultural survival and renewal. How was this genocide uniquely carried out in California, and how have California Indians and their indigenous brethren managed to survive? Two eminent historians discuss the trauma visited upon Native tribes, and Greg Sarris, a tribal chairman and writer, describes the challenges and opportunities of the current moment, including remarkable Native activism.

2018-04-28 13:30:00 2018-04-28 14:45:00 America/Los_Angeles Murder and Survival: The Remarkable Story of Indian Rebirth in the Wake of Genocide The attempted extermination of the indigenous peoples of California is a history too little known in its bloody details. But the story today also is one of cultural survival and renewal. How was this genocide uniquely carried out in California, and how have California Indians and their indigenous brethren managed to survive? Two eminent historians discuss the trauma visited upon Native tribes, and Greg Sarris, a tribal chairman and writer, describes the challenges and opportunities of the current moment, including remarkable Native activism. The Brower Center Benjamin Madley, Peter Cozzens, moderated by Greg Sarris Get Tickets

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With support from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria