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Lecture Series Twenty Eighteen: Chinese Gold Mining in the Snake River Canyon 3/14/2018
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 
 

Ronald James, archaeologist and adjunct Anthropology instructor will present this public lecture. The presentation will focus on the excavation of the Mon-Tung site and the history of Chinese gold mining in the Snake River Canyon. Ronald James teaches English and Advanced Placement Literature and Composition at Canyon Ridge High School and is an adjunct Cultural Anthropology Instructor at the College of Southern Idaho. He received his M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Idaho in 1993. James has done extensive archaeological and ethnographic research on the Chinese and Japanese contributions to southern Idaho history. His thesis, "Ruins of a World: Chinese Gold Mining in the Snake River Canyon" was published in 1993. Other publications include "Secrets of the Magic Valley and Hagerman's Remarkable Horse (2002) in which James contributed chapters on the Native American, the Astorians and mining. James is also a member of the Twin Falls County Historic Preservation Commission.

7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 FREE!




 
 
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