The Spirit of Resilience in the Face of Oppression
This Amah Mutsun Speaker Series will be held on May 10 at the UC Arboretum from 12-5pm. The event will also be followed by a social where people can enjoy food and socialize with each other. Two native hip hop groups will also be present: Redstar (Wicahpiluta Candelaria) and AlmasFronteriazs. The guest speakers include: Lisbeth Haas, Professor of History and Chair of Feminist Studies, UCSC. Elias Castillo, author of the forthcoming book, A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of the California Indians by Spanish missions. This book presents irrefutable evidence regarding the brutal treatment of the Indians by the Franciscans. And the final guest speaker Lucio Ramirez, PhD Candidate at the University of Michigan Social Psychology program. This event is free for anyone to attend and we hope everyone can make it.