Events

Just Downstream: Water Culture & Water Governance at Pyramid Lake
Date: Nov 14, 2013 (Thu)


5:30pm Water is significant in shaping the social dynamics of communities, especially in arid lands. Yet communities within the same watershed often have different interests, aesthetics, geographies and histories. This is true along the Truckee River, whose 100+ mile course connects Lake Tahoe with Pyramid Lake. This free public lecture provides insight into the roles that water has for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, considering how it has shaped the tribe’s water culture and water governance.