Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO

Department of Anthropology
College of Behavioral
and Social Sciences
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA. 95929-0400

(530) 898-6192
www.csuchico.edu/anth
visualanthropology@csuchico.edu

ALVA

ALVA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology

TREADING WATER

Facing an uncertain future, a community confronts its reflection in the mirror of water scarcity. In the new normal of what once was the California dream, activists, commercial fishermen, farmers, local politicians and others share their anxieties and reveal their...

IMPACT OF THE FROLIC

In the summer of 1984, archaeologist Thomas Layton unearthed some unexpected Chinese artifacts at a Native American site in Mendocino County. Driven to discover their origins, Dr. Layton set out on a quest to solve the riddle of the mysterious potsherds...

TORN

For thousands of years stunning petroglyphs on the volcanic tablelands near Bishop, California shimmered in the starlight, but then a menace struck. Looters with rock saws and chisels destroyed this ancient site leaving everyone with one question...why?

Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO

Department of Anthropology
College of Behavioral
and Social Sciences
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA. 95929-0400

(530) 898-6192
www.csuchico.edu/anth
visualanthropology@csuchico.edu