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Water and Culture:: Recovering Owens Valley Paiute History

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 6 – May 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Bancroft Library, Third Floor Foyer

Bancroft Library

This exhibit examines the Owens Valley Paiute Indian water achievements, losses, contributions to pioneer society, and the expropriation by the city of Los Angeles. Featuring journals, maps, and photographs from the collections, the exhibit highlights early historical records of the ancient irrigation systems of the Paiute Indian tribes of California and their place in Paiute traditional cultural landscapes.
Curated by Jenna Cavelle, Winner of the Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, 510-642-3782