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Cover Photo of Southern Paiute: A Portrait
The Southern Paiute: A Portrait

Logan Hebner, Author, and Michael Plyler, Director, Zion Canyon Field Institute

An illustrated lecture by the authors of a new book on the Pauite people

Where: UNLV Campus: Barrick Museum Auditorium

When: Feb. 2, 2011, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Admission: Event is Free and Open to the Public

Our two speakers provide us with an illustrated guide to their book Southern Paiute: A Portrait. During the course of their research, writer Hebner and photographer Plyler interviewed thirty Southern Paiute elders from across their homelands in the Great Basin, Colorado Plateau, and Mojave Desert. The resulting discussion ranges across ancient myths and histories to contemporary political issues, and is presented this evening with a special focus on the regional Paiute of Las Vegas, Chemehuevi, Pahrump, and Moapa.

More info on this event:

Event Sponsor: University Forum is a public lecture series sponsored and funded by the UNLV College of Liberal Arts.

Paiute  Paiute  Paiutes

Event information provided by LVIC board member:
Dr. Daniel C. Benyshek, Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator, Department of Anthropology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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