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Gregg Castro

Indigenous Cultural Activist
Salinan T'rowt'raahl
Participates in 5 items
Gregg Castro [t'rowt'raahl Salinan/rumsien Ohlone], has been involved in the preservation of his cultural heritage for nearly three decades, for both his late Mother’s rumsien Ohlone heritage, and on his Father’s side, on the old Salinan Nation Tribal Council (serving as Tribal Chair for a number of years) and currently the non-profit organization, Salinan T’rowt’raahl. Gregg is a member of the Society for California Archaeology (SCA). He serves on SCA’s Native American Programs Committee (NAPC) as Chair. Gregg is a volunteer Facilitator for the annual California Indian Conference, a 30+ year traditional gathering of academia and culture about California Indigenous heritage. He is a past adviser with the California Indian Storytelling Association (CISA). Gregg was also on the Archaeology Resources Committee (ARC) of the State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC). He recently founded and advises the California Indian History Curriculum Coalition, with academics and native scholars across the state, to improve K-12 social studies education. Gregg is a published writer and an activist within the California Indigenous community, on issues regarding cultural preservation and protection, education and traditional practices.

Sessions in which Gregg Castro participates

Friday 25 May, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
Survivance and Thrivance: Storytelling Dialogue
1 hour 30 minutes, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

- Synergy 4

Chuck Serface (Moderator)

M. Todd Gallowglas, Gallowglas Army (Participant)

Gregg Castro, Salinan T'rowt'raahl (Participant)

4:30 PM
4:30 PM
Books Aren't Dead Yet
1 hour 30 minutes, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

- Connect 3

Jennifer Nestojko, San Jose Middle College (Participant)

Jay Hartlove, JayWrites Productions (Moderator)

Gregg Castro, Salinan T'rowt'raahl (Participant)

Saturday 26 May, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Black Panther
1 hour 30 minutes, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

- Synergy 5

Wanda Kurtcu, CSUEB (Moderator)

Leslie Light, Black Nerd Problems.com (Participant)

Stephen "Dirk" Libbey, CinemaBlend (Participant)

Gregg Castro, Salinan T'rowt'raahl (Participant)

Synita Luckey, SL Custom Dressworks (Participant)

1:00 PM
1:00 PM
Fans of Color in SF/F Fandom
1 hour 30 minutes, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

- Synergy 5

Lani Bassett, Dynamic Cosplay (Participant)

Gregg Castro, Salinan T'rowt'raahl (Moderator)

Synita Luckey, SL Custom Dressworks (Participant)

Sean Bassett, Cosplay With Pride (Participant)

Sunday 27 May, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Diversified Fandom, Diversified Canon
1 hour 30 minutes, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

- Connect 4

Bradford Lyau, Globosocks LLC (Moderator)

Heidi Stauffer, Lydian Academy (Participant)

Randy Smith (Participant)

Gregg Castro, Salinan T'rowt'raahl (Participant)