Ed Castillo

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Who is Ed Castillo?

Edward Castillo, of the LuiseƱo-Cahuilla tribes, is a Native American activist who participated in the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz in 1969. Current professor and director of Native American Studies at the Sonoma State University in California, he wrote several chapters in the Smithsonian Institution's Handbook of North American Indians and in Mission Indian Federation: Protecting Tribal Sovereignty 1919-1967, published in the Encyclopedia of Native Americans in the 20th Century. He is editor of Native American Perspectives on the Hispanic Colonization of Alta California and The Pomo, A Tribal History. Castillo is a regular contributor of book reviews to historical journals such as Indian Historian, Journal of California Anthropology, Western Historical Quarterly, American Indian Quarterly and California History.

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on July 23, 2013


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