International Year of Astronomy Lecture Series

November 18, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Manoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Room 301

“Sacred Mountains and Astronomy”

Paul H. Coleman

This talk will center on the often strained relationship between modern astronomers and indigenous peoples with their sacred mountains. Examples from the Tahono O’odham, San Carlos Apache, and Zuni tribes will be presented. Finally the situations on Maunakea and Haleakala will be presented.

Ticket Information
free & open to the public

Event Sponsor
Cosponsored by the Institute for Astronomy, the Friends of IfA, and UH Library, Manoa Campus

More Information
Teri Skillman, 956-8688, skillman@hawaii.edu, http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/news/libevents/events2009.html

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