04 May 2012

Lunch N Learn: Native American Topics - May 12

Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, California 91504
Saturday May 12, 2012 (new date)
Doors open at 12 noon
Lunch - 12:00 noon to 1p.m.
Sit, chat, and share your genealogy stories and questions while eating your brown bag lunch.

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Native American Research by Wendy Bebout Elliott
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. How I Wrote my Native American Family History in 9 Easy Steps by Richard Procello

Native American Research
Presented by Wendy Bebout Elliott, Ph. D., FUGA

Native American research can be quite challenging. Discussion includes various methodological approaches and explanations of information available in alternative resources. Wendy will inform you and show you techniques to make your research less stressful. 

Wendy Bebout Elliott, Ph. D., FUGA has been a professional genealogist for close to forty years. In addition to the numerous organizations she has headed, Wendy has a well-deserved national and international reputation as one of the top speakers and genealogical teachers in the country. She teaches in the history department at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Her fields include Immigration/Ethnic, U.S. West, Women, Native American, Community, and Oral History she also serves as advisor to the Inter-Tribal Student Council and to the Theta Pi Chapter’s award-winning journal publication, Welebaethan. 


How I Wrote my Native American Family History in 9 Easy Steps
Presented by Richard Procello

During the last 15 years Richard Procello has written three books about his family, and one book on how to write your family history.  He has also completed a book about Fremont High School’s track and field history from the 1950s to the 1980s. He will share his genealogical experience with the class.   Richard Procello is a professional photographer. He has taken part in many photographic exhibits. Richard has written and self-published three books:  1) Grandmother Dora Knoll May's Family, 1835-2000, 2) Discovering Our Past, The May Family History, 1705-2004, 3) Aunt Ruth's Story, The May Family History.

The library will not be open for research.
Any questions please contact Charlotte  rubymoon01@yahoo.com

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