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Lecture: Indigenous Los Angeles—The Power of Online Exhibitions

January 15, 2020 | 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Fowler Curator of Archaeology Wendy Giddens Teeter will discuss the importance of the collaborative web-based project Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles and her experiences working with the Tongva and indigenous communities to forefront the multiple historical layers of Los Angeles. She will also speak about national and international repatriation efforts as UCLA’s Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Coordinator, which has helped Native American tribes regain their ancestors and cultural heritage as well as provide a platform to share their voices in online exhibitions, such as Carrying our Ancestors Home.


Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 398 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd
$3/hr or max $13/day. Rideshare drop-off 305 Royce Drive.

Image: Mural at 118 Winston St, Los Angeles by Tongva artist River Garza.
This mural (re)maps Los Angeles and depicts traditional village sites that remain known throughout the city.

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