This webinar will address popular narratives of the California Delta that present the region as a white space. Using an array of primary sources, a diverse panel of experts will contest this view, illustrating how communities of color were fundamental to the development of the Delta region.
Panel: Phillip Merlo, San Joaquin County Historian
Malissa A. Tayaba, Director of Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
Tama Brisbane, Executive Director, With Our Words
Elaine Barut, Senior Program Manager, Little Manila Rising
Val Acoba, Director, The Red Dragon Youth Theater
Dr. Nancy Huante, Ethnic Studies Professor at Sacramento State University