Indigenizing History: Water and Politics in California Indian Oral Tradition

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Location: 116 DeBartolo Hall, University of Notre Dame

Native American Initiatives in pleased to welcome William J. (Willy) Bauer to discuss "Indigenizing History: Water and Politics in California Indian Oral Tradition.”

 

Willy Bauer is a member of the Wailacki and Concow of the Round Valley Indian Tribes of California and is an Associate Professor of History at UNLV. Willy received his Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Notre Dame and completed his Masters and PhD at the University of Oklahoma.

 

His recent publications include “We Were All Like Migrant Workers Here”: Work, Community and Memory on California’s Round Valley Reservation, 1850-1941" (2009) and his works in progress include “Growing Old in Indian Country: Elderly Indians in the American West since 1850.”

This event is free and open to the public.

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