Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

History & Culture in Death Valley

History

Along with its stunning natural splendor, Death Valley can lay claim to a rich and colorful human tale that begins at least 10,000 years ago. This fascinating story features ancient hunters and gatherers, foolhardy '49ers, hardscrabble miners, boom towns, 20-mule-teams, the Civilian Conservation Corps, the creation of the largest ...

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Timbisha Shoshone

Few people realize that an American Indian tribe currently lives and thrives in the heart of Death Valley National Park. For thousands of years, the Timbisha Shoshone people have resided in Southeastern California and Southwestern Nevada. Since 1936, the tribe has governed their affairs on approximately 40 acres of ...

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