Lecture - Archaeology and Indigenous Peoples

Western Science Center Spring 2012 Lecture Series with MSJC and Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians
Archaeologists seek to understand ancient civilizations but is it different when archaeologists study your culture? How does archaeological study affect the modern descendants of indigenous peoples?
Mar. 15th - Pimu Catalina Island Archaeology Project
Wendy Teeter, Curator of Archaeology, Fowler Museum UCLA
Desiree Renee Martinez (Gabrieliño), Archaeologist, Cogstone Resource Management
Cindi Alvetri (Tongva), Cofounder/Director, Ti’at Society
Santa Catalina Island has a 9000 year history as an important hub in the exchange of goods
and ideas in Southern California. Learn what over 35 documented sites on the island have
taught us about its inhabitants, the Tongva.
The Western Science Center is located at 2345 Searl Parkway, Hemet CA 92543, ph: (951) 791 - 0033
Lecture begins at 7:00 pm in Classroom A
$8 non-member, $5 student, WSC members free
Visit the website for more information www.WesternScienceCenter.org
For more information contact Erik Ozolins, at 951-639-5725 or eozolins@msjc.edu