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Tahquitz Canyon Data Recovery Project
L1993.001  
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Description
Prehistoric and ethnohistoric artifacts, associated documentation, and photographic media collected and/or recorded during the excavation of the Tahquitz Canyon flood control area prior to construction of Tahquitz Dam. Collected and/or recorded between 1988-2000 by Cultural Systems Research, Inc on behalf of Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Background
Collected and/or recorded between 1988-2000 by Cultural Systems Research, Inc (CSRI) on behalf of Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. CSRI project participants included Lowell John Bean (Principal Investigator), Jerry Schaefer (Project Archaeologist), and Sylvia Brakke Vane (Project Ethnohistorian). Archaeological testing, data recovery, and construction monitoring components were undertaken between April 1988 and August 1990; analysis of archaeological data from 1988 to 1994; ethonographic and ethnohistoric research from 1988 through 1994. Analyses of the collections' archaeological, ethnographic, and ethnohistoric contexts were compiled in the report Archaeological, Ethnographic, and Ethnohistoric Investigations at Tahquitz Canyon - Palm Springs, California (also known as the "Tahquitz Report") in November, 1995.
Extent
50 linear feet
Restrictions
All rights reserved by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Availability
Collection is restricted by loan agreement. Requests for access will be directed to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians' Historic Preservation office.