How Two Santa Cruz Artists Changed the Course of Environmental History

By Chloe Veltman on February 11, 2016

At Sagehen, the Harrisons are collaborating with a team of UC Berkeley scientists and members of the Washoe Tribe on a 50-year-long project...The Harrisons’ decision to involve the Washoe Tribe — whose members have called the Sagehen area and beyond their ancestral home for for tens of thousands of years — adds an important dimension to the project because of the Native Americans’ deep knowledge of the local ecosystem and its indigenous species...

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Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison
Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

Image Credits:
Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison with Benny Fillmore of the Washoe Tribe and his daughter, Helen.
Photo is courtesy of Laura Fillmore and KQED Arts Newsletter.

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