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Native Voices: Grappling with the Past and Fighting for the Future a Reading & Discussion

November 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Blank side wall of Santa Cruz Mission with terracotta roof tiles, dark wooden planks and two benches pressed agains the side.

Arrive at 5 pm to:

  • Get your book signed
  • Explore the new Virtual Bell Exhibit Kiosk
  • And delight in some refreshments 

This unique and informative event is sponsored by Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and California State Parks.

Refreshments provided!

Dress Warmly – this is an OUTDOOR EVENT We hope to see you there! 

Rain postpones this free event.

Can’t join us in person? No problem! This event will be broadcast onto www.youtube.com/@santacruzcastateparks

Questions? Call the Santa Cruz Mission SHP at 831 425-5849

Stan Rushworth is a teacher of Indigenous knowledge and issues, author, activist,  and is faculty emeritus at Cabrillo College. In his book, “We are in the Middle of Forever,” he investigates human impacts on the planet, the climate crisis, and our future through discussions with Indigenous Peoples.

Martin Rizzo Martinez, Tribal Liaison and Historian for California State Parks, is also the celebrated author of “We Are Not Animals.”  In his book, Rizzo Martinez shares the stories of Indigenous people in the Santa Cruz Mission to reveal insights into how individuals navigated a period of immense disruption and violence.

Parks and Beaches

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
144 School St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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