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Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park

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Saturday, October 29 – Sunday, October 30, 2016 Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park

Twentynine Palms, CA – Discover the ancient peoples who were defined by the arid land-scape of what is now Joshua Tree National Park. Daniel McCarthy will discuss how archaeologists study human culture through material remains and environmental landscapes. The class will begin with an archaeological overview including an exclusive visit to see the ar-tifacts and archival collections at the Park’s Research Museum. The field sessions will focus on the prehistoric and historic peoples who lived in this area and will provide students with new insights into the park’s cultural heritage. The class will only visit publicly interpreted sites.

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