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Past Event
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Kumeyaay Ethnobotany

One Father Junípero Serra Trail, San Carlos, 92119
Cost: $10

The Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation is hosting a presentation by anthropologist Michael Wilken-Robertson, author of Kumeyaay Ethnobotany. Wilken-Robertson’s research and advocacy work has explored traditional arts (pottery, basketry, oral narratives, and song), ethnobotany, history, languages, and cultural landscapes of the indigenous peoples of the northern Baja California region. At this talk at the Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) Visitor Center on Thursday, May 16, Wilken-Robertson will discuss the interdependence between native peoples and native plants of the Californias through in-depth descriptions of native plants and their uses, lively narratives, and vivid photographs. The presentation will also explore the fascinating world of northern Baja California’s original peoples and their descendants, whose profound knowledge of the land has sustained them from ancient times to the present. A book signing and sale of unique traditional arts (baskets, pottery, jewelry) will take place beginning at 6:30PM, with the lecture beginning at 7PM in the MTRP Visitor Center Theater. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Questions about the event? Email the MTRP Foundation at [email protected]

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