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ABOUT RAILROADS IN NATIVE AMERICA GATHERING AND SYMPOSIUM


We are bringing together Native and non-Native scholars, students, artists, musicians, tribal citizens, tribal government representatives, and the general public. This 2nd gathering and symposium invite conversation about the fraught and dynamic relationship between Native peoples and railroads. Gathering organizers encourage your submissions across a wide range of mediums. See "Call for Submission" below for more information about proposals. The gathering is to be inclusive, intergovernmental, and interdisciplinary. The symposium is hosted by the Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement, the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, the Ogden Union Station, and other partners.


Call for Submissions

The First "Railroads in Native America Symposium"


Do you want to learn about the first Railroads in Native America Symposium? Its complete title was: “Railroads in Native America: Reflections on the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Construction,” and was held in Omaha, Nebraska on September 12-15, 2019. Click here to learn more.

ATTEND THE GATHERING



The 2022 Railroads in Native America Gathering and Symposium will be held on May 19-21, 2022 in Ogden, Utah at the Ogden Union Station. Utah’s official statewide railroad museum is located at the top of Ogden’s 25th Street Historic District.


Register to AttendComing Soon
AccomodationsComing Soon


Utah Tribes:Ute Indian Tribe of Utah
Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation
Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah
Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation
Navajo Nation -- Dine ́