BCC - Crimes Against Humanity - A Conference on Native American Genocide

Crimes Against Humanity:

A Conference on Native American Genocide

Keynote Address: History of Violence, The Violence of History: Native American Genocide

Dr. Karl Jacoby, Ph. D.

Dr. Jacoby is a History Professor at Columbia University, an author, and a specialist in environmental, borderland, and Native American history. His books include Crimes Against Nature: Squatters, Poachers, Thieves and the Hidden History of American Conservation and Shadows at Dawn: A Borderlands Massacre and the Violence of History.

Discussion Panel: Native American Voices on Genocide


Linda Coombs (Aquinnah Wampanoag), Program Director, Aquinnah Cultural Center

Pamela Ellis (Natick Nipmuc), Tribal Historian and Genealogist, Natick Nipmuc Council

Nancy Brown-Garcia, (Shawomet Narragansett) Chair, New England Algonquian Council

Loren Spears (Niantic Narragansett), Executive Director, Tomaquag Museum

Tall Oak Weeden (Mashantucket Pequot & Wampanoag)

The Wampanoag Nation Singers and Dancers from Mashpee, Aquinnah

and Herring Pond, Mass, will share Eastern Social Songs and Dances.

March 31, 2017

8:30 am- 3:00 pm

Jackson Arts Center Auditorium

Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA 02720 RSVP: ron.weisberger@bristolcc.edu or 508-678-2811 ext. 2444