Southern California Indians and the Indian Medical Service, 1900-1955

Southern California Indians and the Indian Medical Service, 1900-1955

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January 23, 2018 6:00 PM–7:30 PM

UCR Palm Desert Campus

Lecture

"Southern California Indians and the Indian Medical Service, 1900-1955." 

Clifford Trafzer is a Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside, where he is the current holder of the Rupert Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs.  He most recently published American Indian Medicine Ways with the University of Arizona Press and has submitted a book length manuscript titled "Invisible Enemies" to the University of Oklahoma Press, which deals with the role of Western Medicine among the tribes of the Mission Indian Agency, 1900-1955.  His current research focuses on the relationship of Indian people of Southern California and Field Nurses who worked among regional tribes of the Mission Indian Agency during the early twentieth century.  

Free to attend