Dr. Peter Nelson on Change and Persistence in Chipped Stone Tool Traditions

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

On Thursday, July 20, 6-8pm in the Hearst Museum Gallery (Kroeber Hall), Dr. Peter Nelson (citizen of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, a former Myers Center Fellow, and Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at San Diego State University), will give a lecture on “Change and Persistence in Chipped Stone Tool Traditions of the Northern Bay Area." Peter chips ceramic, glass and stone in order to help revitalize this practice in his community and learn more about the traditional technologies of his Coast Miwok ancestors.


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