Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga
October 14-15
Abstracts and Panels Conference Committee Pre-Registration Form Conference Poster Chaffey Area Map Chaffey Campus Map



   Abstracts should be 150 words describing the 20 minute paper that will be presented.  A brief bio should accompany the abstract (including any tribal affiliation).  Sending a  recent picture and a thesis statement is optional and these may be printed in the conference program.  

    Early submission of abstracts will allow for effective planning of the conference and would therefore be greatly appreciated.   Abstracts may be sent by either e-mail or regular mail.      Abstracts should be submitted to Dr. LaMay  E-mail,  909-941-2162 (message), Chaffey College, Department of English, 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga CA  91737-2783.

    Selected papers will be published in Studies In American Indian Literatures (S.A.I.L.), News from Native California, Tribal College, and American Indian Culture and Research Journal.  All abstracts will be published in the conference program as well as at this web site by subject upon receipt.


Panel Panel Chair Speakers
Archeology TBA
Art, Contemporary Bev Ortiz, CSU Hayward
Art, Traditional Bev Ortiz, CSU Hayward                                                         
California Mixtecs TBA
Casino Issues James Ramos, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Education Jim Lamenti, D-Q University
Jim Fenelon, Ph.D., CSU San Bernardino
Julie LaMay, Ph.D., Four Directions Institute
Linda Locklear, Palomar College
James Ramos, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Ethnic Identity TBA
Health Cliff Trafzer, Ph.D., UC Riverside
History Larry Sunderland, Four Directions Institute


Lowell Bean, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, CSU Hayward
Clifford Trafzer, Ph. D., UC Riverside
William Fairbanks, Ph.D., Cuesta College
Leo Lyman, Ph.D.,  Victor Valley College
Jack Norton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, CSU Humbolt
Hollywood Issues
Nick Ramus (Windwalker)
Steve Reevis (Fargo, Dances With Wolves)
Greg Sarris (Grand Avenue)


Land Use TBA
Linguistics Leanne Hinton, Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Literatures Julie LaMay, Ph.D., Chaffey College


Cliff Trafzer, Ph.D., UCR 
Theodore Humphries, Ph.D., Cal Poly, Pomona
Mission Indian Federation Debbie Dozier, Ph.D., Palomar College
Museums Lori Sisquoc, Sherman Indian High School
Music Paul Apodaca, Ph.D., Chapman Univ.
Publishing John and Dave Ricoh
Repatriation TBA  
Sacred Sites TBA  
Sociology Linda Locklear, Palomar College
Storytelling Ernest Siva, UCLA California Indian StoryTelling Association
Tribal Recognition TBA
Urban Issues Jim Fenelon, Ph.D., CSU San Bernardino
Women's Issues Jana Norton, ABD, Saybrook Graduate School