As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People’s Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, William Bauer, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on work, community, and memory on California’s Round Valley Reservation; how Round Valley Indians in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries adapted and resisted to social and economic realities to preserve tribal identity and enable survival.
This event will be on Zoom. RSVP below!
Learn more about the series here!
William (Willy) Bauer is a professor of history and a citizen of the Round Valley Reservation in northern California. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Bauer offers classes on American Indian history, the history of American Indian gaming and the American West. He is also UNLV’s faculty liaison to the Newberry Library’s Consortium on American Indian Studies.
Bauer is currently writing a history of California Indians and working on a family biography, based on the life of his great-grandfather.