All That Glitters is Not Gold: The California Gold Rush and Genocide

Date(s) - 11/11/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Driven by the desire for gold, some California emigrants and settlers sacrificed their sense of moral dignity for something they perceived far more valuable. As a result, they came to commit one of the worst atrocities in American history: the California Indian Genocide.

The program is by Great Basin Institute Research Associate Jens Camp. Camp is a recent American Indian Studies graduate from Arizona State.