Native Americans

Book on Ghost Dance Wins Bancroft Prize for History

March 13, 2018
Louis Warren, the W. Turrentine Jackson Professor of U.S. Western History at UC Davis, was named winner of a 2018 Bancroft Prize for his book, God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America.

'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

June 14, 2017
UC Davis professor of history Andrés Reséndez accepted a California Book Award on Monday, June 12, for The Other Slavery, the latest in a series of honors for his history of Native American enslavement.

Bancroft Prize-Winning Alum Joins Human Rights Lecture Series

April 11, 2017
Margaret Jacobs, an award-winning historian at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a UC Davis alumna, returns to campus to give a talk about her research on the forced removal of indigenous children in North America and Australia.

Historian Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

March 14, 2017
A landmark history by Professor Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, is the winner of a 2017 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.