“Rock Art East of the Range of Light: One Piece of a Global Puzzle”

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This lecture will present information gathered from over twenty years of documentation in the Eastern Sierra region and throughout the American west. This will be compared to information gathered during ten field-seasons of documentation and research in the Northern Territory of Australia.

David Lee, Western Rock Art Research & form WMRC Staff. The Owens Valley is home to the Paiute people and their ancestors, who arrived here many thousands of years ago. This landscape is rich with traces of their lives. Most visible are the amazing and intriguing petroglyphs and pictographs, a literal history book for these peoples, and much more. Documentation is the first step in developing management strategies to protect these inspiring and unique sites. This lecture will present information gathered from over twenty years of documentation in the Eastern Sierra region and throughout the American west. This will be compared to information gathered during ten field-seasons of documentation and research in the Northern Territory of Australia. 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. PT. Registration required via Zoom. This talk will be recorded. FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

For more information, please contact:

Gaylene Kinzy wmrcinfo@ucla.edu (760) 873-4344

Event Status: Scheduled

Attendence mode: Remote