LECTURES AND PAPERS “Native American Religion and Cosmology, A Comparative Approach to Teaching American History,”
Fresno, California. March 2011
“States of Mind: Biographical Perspectives on American Indian Community and Nation Building. Ethnohistory Conference, Ottawa, Canada. 2010.
“Many Faiths: One Nation.” Orange County Board of Education. Mesa, California. 2010.
“Forty Years of Activism: Where We Have Been and Where Are We Going.” University of California, Los Angeles. 2009.
“American Indian Policy and the Emergence of Agricultural and Industrial Enterprises in America, 1800-1890.” Teaching American History Grant. California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA. 2008.
“Religion in American History: What to Teach and How to Teach It.” Orange County Department of Education. Santa Ana, Ca. 2008.
“Native American Cosmology: An Oral Tradition.” Southwest Oral History Conference. California State University, Fullerton. 2007.
“Place and American Indian History, Literature and Culture.” 27th American Indian Workshop. University of Wales, Swansea. 2006.
“Teaching After Graduate School.” Panel Moderator. Organization of American Historians. McEnery Convention Center. San Jose, California. April 2005.
“Old Dogs and New Tricks: Technology in the Classroom.” Faculty Winter Institute, California State University, Long Beach. January 2005.
“Blueprints for Ethnic Studies: Research and Collection Building,” California Academic & Research Libraries. Pasadena, CA. November 2004.
“Saving Indian Languages.” On the Trail with Lewis & Clark.” National Center for History in The Schools. Lakewood, CA. October 2004.
“Early American Indian and European Contact.” National Center for History in The Schools. University of California, Los Angeles. October 2004.
“Reinventing Ethnicity.” Panel Commenter. Western History Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. October 2004.
“Challenges and Obstacles.” Commencement Address, Westwood College, Los Angeles, October 2004.
“Native Americans’ Perspectives on America’s Wars.” Compton Unified School; District: Curriculum & Instructional Improvement. California State University, Long Beach. June 2004.
“Mission Architecture: Philosophical Foundations of Academic & Research Libraries.” 10th CARL Conference. Pasadena, California. April 2004.
“Strengthening the Spirit of Our Nation.” Keynote Address. United States Army Signal Center at Fort Gordon, Georgia. November 2003.
“Borders and Sovereignty in a Transnational World.” Keynote Address. Clinton Community College. Plattsburg, New York. October 2003
“Tribal Sovereignty, Family and Community: Links to Fighting the Formation of Indian Gangs and Indian Youth Suicide.” Clinton Community College. Plattsburg, New York. October 2003.
“Who’s Politics, What Classroom: Is There A Place for Politics Inside the Classroom.” California State University. Long Beach. August. 2003.
“Utmost Good Faith: The US Government’s Failure in Indian Policy.” National Center for History in The Schools. University of California, Los Angeles. June. 2003.
“Sharing the Journey: Finding Our Way Home, The Alcatraz Experience.” The National Native American
Ecumenical Dialogue. Los Angeles. April 2003.
“American Indian Response to Contact: Revitalization Prophets and Cultural Renewal.” National Center for History in The Schools. University of California, Los Angeles. March. 2003.
“Cultures In Conflict: Spanish Incursions Into Baja California.” Southwest Museum. Los Angeles. March 2003.
“Faculty Proactive Efforts Toward Intercultural Curriculum in Higher Education,” California State University, Long Beach. March 2003.
“Native Americans and American Roots.” Teaching American History Consortium. University of California. Los Angeles, July & August 2002.
“Spanish and Indian Contact in California; Cultures in Collision.” Southwest Museum. Los Angeles. August 2002.
“The Sense and Meaning of ‘Place’ in American Indian Cosmology. Seminar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. February 2002.
“U. S. Indian Policy, American Indian Activism and Self-Determination. Panel Commentator. 41stg Annual Western History Association Conference, San Diego. October 2001.
"Indian Resistance in the Age of Self-Determination." Western Social Science Association. Reno, NV. April 2001.
“The Role of Red Power in American Indian History.” A.I.L.O.T.T. Conference, California State University, Long Beach, California. 2001.
“California Mission and Rancho Period: Cultures in Conflict.” Los Angeles County Office of Education. September 2000.
“Native American Sovereignty and Off Reservation Business Ventures.” Native American/Corporate America Business Conference. Ontario, California. June 2000.
“Modern American Indian Warriors: Alcatraz in Reflection.” California State University, San Francisco.
“California Mission and Rancho Period: Cultures in Conflict.” Los Angeles County Office of Education. 1999.
"After Alcatraz: American Indian Uprisings," California Studies Conference XI. University of California, Berkeley, California. January 1999.
"The State and The American Indian: Who Gets the Indian Child, California Indian Conference, Berkeley, California. 1998.
“U. S. Constitution and Tribal Sovereignty,” The Advocates for American Indian Children Leadership Institute, Buena Park, California. 1998.
“Exploration of Potential Collaborative Activities of the U.S. American Indian Studies/Programs/Departments.” D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History, Newberry Library, Chicago. 1997.
"The Genesis of Native American Activism,” University of California, Los Angeles, California. 1997,98,99,2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
"Citizenship, Ethnicity, and the Hyphenated Americans," California History-Social Science Summer Institute, University of California, Riverside. 1997.
Session Moderator: Session IV. 1997 Conference on History Teaching, June 13, 14, 1997.
"American Indian Activism: A California Perspective," California History Conference, Berkeley, California, 1996.
“American Indian Relocation,” A .I. L.O.T.T. Conference, California State University, Long Beach, California, 1996, 2004.
"The Similarities & Differences Between the American Indian Movement & The Civil Rights Movement 1960s & 1970s, Inland area History-Social Science project "History In The Balance," California State University, San Bernardino, California. 1966.
"American Indian Studies: On-Line,” Technology in Learning and Teaching Conference, Cal Poly Pomona, California. 1996.
“American Indian Activism: A California Perspective.” California Studies Conference VIII. Long Beach, CA. 1996
"California Indian Activism: Protest, Occupation, and Influence,” Eleventh Annual California Indian Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, California. 1995.
“Imaging The West.” Autry Museum of Western Heritage. Los Angeles, CA. 1955.
“Native American Activism and the American Indian Movement.” American Indian Science and Engineering Regional Conference, Davis, California. 1994.
"The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island," Sixties Generation Conference, Western Connecticut State University, 1994.
"Contemporary History of American Indians in California,” American Indian Science & Engineering Society National Conference, San Jose, California. 1994.
“The Hemispheric Implications of Native American Activism.” Hemispheric Initiative of the Americas Conference, University of California, Davis, California. 1994.
“The Native American Experience.” Downey City Library, Downey, California. 19
“Toward a History of the 1960’s,” State Historical Society of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin. 1993