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Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park* Class Full!  Please call 760-367-5535 for wait list

(Anthropology x490, 1 unit)

Date/Time: Saturday, November 9, 8:30 am – 5 pm Sunday, November 10, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Meet at: Oasis Visitor Center
Fee: $100 JTNPA/PINE member, $110 non member
Credit Fee: $150 JTNPA/PINE member, $160 non member
Instructor: Joan Schneider, Ph.D., Archaeologist; Claude Warren, Ph.D., Anthropology
Hike Level: Easy

Discover the ancient peoples who were defined by the arid landscape of what is now Joshua Tree National Park. Joan Schneider and Claude Warren 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 artifacts 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.

Download the course outline: Archeology of Joshua Tree National Park Fall 2013

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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