Paddling Since: 1980
Join Date: Jun 2009
New Book on Desolation & traveling slideshow
June 2009 USU Press and your friends James M. Aton and Dan Miller would like to invite you to a presentation for their new book, The River Knows Everything: Desolation Canyon and the Green.
The book has just arrived in our Chicago warehouse and is available from our Web site at: USUPress.org
With this new release Jim and Dan will present a short slide show and talk about the history of the canyon and all the people who have lived along the river-Fremont and Ute Indians, ranchers, sheep herders, ferrymen, and moonshiners. Their presentation will show photographs, both historic images and Dan's original photography.
You're invited to spend an hour with them at the following venues:
This program has received funding from the Utah Humanities Council. The Utah Humanities Council promotes understanding of diverse traditions, values, and ideas through informed public discussion.
Friday, June 5 - Green River
John Wesley Powell River History Museum
1765 East Main Street
Thursday, June 18 - Moab
Moab Information Center
Main and Center St.
Friday, June 19 - Bluff
Comb Ridge Coffee
Corner of 7th West and Main St.
Monday, June 22 - Price
College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum
155 East Main St.
Tuesday, June 23 - Vernal
Utah Field House of Natural History State Park
496 E Main St.
Wednesday, June 24 - Provo
4801 North University Avenue
Thursday, June 25 - Logan
31 N. Main St.
Saturday, June 27 - Salt Lake City
Ken Sanders Rare Books
268 South 200 East
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