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
alva@csuchico.edu

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ALVA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology

STOLEN PARADISE

In 1913 the LA Aqueduct was completed, and water was diverted south from the Owens Valley via more than 200 miles of canals and pipelines. Over one hundred years later, California Indians and other residents from the Owens Valley speak about how the impacts of that diversion continue to reverberate throughout the region...

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MR. TANIMOTO'S JOURNEY

After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, 120,000 American citizens of Japanese descent were wrongfully imprisoned at internment camps across the country. Jim Tanimoto, born in California, is the last living member of a group of men known as Block 42. This is his story....

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POTTER'S FIELD

In 2012, officials at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center got more than they bargained for while preparing the construction of a new hospital wing. Buried for decades underneath a parking lot, they uncovered a pauper's cemetery once associated with the hospital in the late 19th century...

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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
alva@csuchico.edu