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Free Presentation and Book Signing by Benjamin Madley

Join the Eastern California Museum along with community partners at the Independence American Legion Hall on Saturday, September 17 at 1pm for a rare opportunity to hear UCLA professor and award winning author, Benjamin Madley discuss his book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873. This highly acclaimed book features conflicts in the Owen’s Valley (Payahuunadu) that are both disturbing and significant elements of regional history.

This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Eastern California Museum.

The event will include an hour long presentation, followed by time for questions and discussion.  Immediately following the program, Madley will be available to sign copies of his book, which will available for purchase.    For more information, you can call the museum at (760) 878-0258.  

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