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Native American Use of Flora and Fauna Discussed

June 20 Program Is Part of Cooper Center Lecture Series

June 17, 2013

"Kizh/Gabrieleno Utilization of Flora and Fauna of Orange County: A Discussion of Historical and Modern Uses" will be presented Thursday, June 20, by Matthew Teutimez, a biologist and member of the Kizh/Gabrieleno Band of Mission Indians.

The 7:30 p.m. lecture, the second installment of the John D. Cooper Archeological and Paleontological Center Lecture Series, will offer an exploration of the native plants and animals in Orange County.  
 
The lecture will be held in the Historic Courtroom on the third floor of the Old Orange County Courthouse. Doors will open  at 7 p.m. for a special nighttime exhibit viewing of the Cooper Center exhibit "Keepers of Orange County's Past: Preserving our Heritage" in the courthouse gallery. Refreshments will be served.
 
The John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center is dedicated to preserving the natural and cultural history of Orange County.  The Cooper Center, a partnership between O.C. Parks and California State University, Fullerton, is committed to the preservation, curation and management of the fossils and artifacts collected within the County.
 
For more information, call 714-647-2100.

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