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World Turned Upside Down: Tolowa Genocide, 1850-1860

Date:
Saturday, September 30, 2006
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Smith River Rancheria
Phone:
707.487.9255
Location Details:
Smith River Rancheria; Howonquet Hall Community Center, 101 Indian Ct. Smith River, CA 95567
(101 North from Crescent City, 101 South from Oregon)

Speaker Ben Madley to talk about Tolowa genocide at free public event, no registration required;

"Born in Redding, CA, Ben Madley spent much of his childhood in Siskiyou County. He received his BA in History from Yale in 1994. He then went to Oxford where he earned an MA in Modern European History and wrote a thesis about patterns of colonial genocide. He is currently a History doctoral candidate at Yale, where he is writing a dissertation titled, "An American Genocide: The Attempt to Annihilate the Northern California Indians, 1846-1880." Ben's first academic article, "Patterns of Frontier Genocide" was published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of Genocide Research."

features;
Smith expedition & European Settlement in Del Norte & Curry County 1850-1860.

in addition;

Modern day info on Smith River Tolowa energy self-sufficiency using wind and biomass generated energy as sustainable alternatives to Pacificorp's hydroelectric energy from outdated Klamath River Dams (Iron Gate, Copco 1 & 2, J.C. Boyle) that impede the migratory salmon runs interwoven with coastal native people's cultural and physical survival..

Tolowa energy self-sufficiency @;
http://www.eere.energy.gov/tribalenergy/projects/fy05_smithriver.html

directions & brief Tolowa history @;
http://www.lucky7casino.com/history.cfm
Added to the calendar on Tue, Sep 26, 2006 3:17PM
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