Tribal History Panel and Discussion

Event Information

Monday, April 25th, 2011
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., UCLA School of Law, Room 1420

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation about the challenges and opportunities associated with writing tribal histories, using two recently published books as the points of departure:The People Are Dancing Again: A History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon and Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe's Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries

Speakers include: 

  • Carole Goldberg, Jonathan D. Varat Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
  • Gelya Frank, Professor of Occupational Therapy Anthropology at the University of Southern California
  • Charles F. Wilkinson, Distinguished University Professor and Moses Lasky Professor of Law at the University of Colorado
  • Robert Kentta, Siletz Tribal Council Member
  • Tina Retasket, Siletz Tribal Council Member
  • Rhoda Hunter, Tribal Council Member, Tule River
  • Lawrence Garfield, Tribal Elder, Tule River

Co-sponsored by The UCLA American Indian Studies Center and Tribal Learning Community & Educational Exchange