Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Meet Southern California's Native American Heroes

Book Launch! Saturday, Dec. 15, 3-6 p.m.,
Free Reception, San Manuel Gathering Hall at Dorothy Ramon Learning Center,
127 N. San Gorgonio Avenue, Banning, CA, 92220
Meet the author, the artist ... and the Native American heroes in this landmark book.

Dorothy Ramon Learning Center’s nonprofit publishing arm, Ushkana Press, is pleased to announce its newest book: This War is For A Whole Life: The Culture of Resistance Among Southern California Indians.  

This landmark work by Richard A. Hanks, PhD, tells the mostly untold stories of Southern California’s own Native American heroes as they waged battle in tumultuous times to secure their Southern California homelands, natural resources, and respect. Historical photos, and the voices of Southern California Native American Elders help tell this history that’s been missing from the history books — until now.

Meet the author, Richard A. Hanks, at our reception, and the artist who did the book cover illustration, David Fairrington. Celebrate a book that tells Native Americans' roles in shaping Southern Californian — and national — history.

This War is For A Whole Life: The Culture of Resistance Among Southern California Indians, 1850-1966.
By Richard A. Hanks, PhD. © 2012. Cover Illustration By David Fairrington.
Ushkana Press, Banning, CA, USA 
ISBN: 978-0-9754496-4-6. Softcover. 240 Pages.
Retail: $30. Wholesale & Institutions: email us

Order a copy! Send $30 + $2.33 sales tax if applicable + $6 shipping fee payable to Dorothy Ramon Learning Center, P.O. Box 1510, Banning, CA 92220. Please include your name, shipping address, phone number and email.

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Titus Muoka said...

I am a Kenyan based in Nairobi and was happy to read about the Native Indians in Richard Hanks book. I think this story is missing in history books and should be provided for native Indians to know about the Mission Indians struggle for liberation and freedom.