Native Antelope Traps


Saturday 08/13/2022    
1:00 pm-2:00 pm


California Trail Interpretive Center
1 Trail Center Way, Elko, NV, 89801

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Great Basin archaeologists have identified the remains of a number of antelope traps built by natives from 3000 BC through the nineteenth century. Emigrants traveling on the Californi Trail noticed some of these as well and mentioned them in their diaries. Join Visitor Guide Dr. Steve Owens in a presentation overview of these observations and how the traps were used by Native Americans.


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