A Special Bay Area Evening: Postcards From Yosemite


Join award winning journalist Belva Davis in conversation with Outdoor Afro members who will report back from their June 7-8, 2014 trip retracing the trail the Buffalo Soldiers forged from the Presidio of San Francisco into Yosemite National Park!

This interactive evening will include:

Oral narratives of Outdoor Afro participants in the trip, including members of the Buffalo Soliders Motorcycle Club, Outdoor Afro Trip Leader and founder of African American National Parks Day, Teresa Baker, as well as first time visitors to Yosemite, historians and national park service rangers

Slide show presentation of photos from the camping weekend. *private viewing California Historical Society’s (CHS) upcoming exhibition “Yosemite: A Storied Landscape

Wine and cheese reception

We will also provide information on the role you can play in movement to establish a national historic trail commemorating the route the Buffalo Soldiers traveled between their post at San Francisco’s Presidio and Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks.

This program is presented in partnership by Outdoor Afro, Museum of the African Diaspora and the California Historical Society.

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Event Cost 

Proceeds from this event will help expand the conversation and enhance our capacity to carry the message and action forward.

Outdoor Afro, MOAD and CHS Members: $6 ($1 processing fee for online orders) 

General Admission: $11 ($1 processing fee for online orders)

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One Thought on “A Special Bay Area Evening: Postcards From Yosemite”

  • Read the epic Buffalo Soldier novel, ‘Rescue at Pine Ridge’, regarding the 9th Cavalry that lead Colonel Young and the 24th/25th Infantry becoming the nations’ first National Park Rangers.

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