AVI KWA AME
A Creation Story Protected
Wednesday, January 17 @ 1:00 pm
Avi Kwa Ame, also known as Spirit Mountain, is considered to be among the most sacred places on Earth by the Mojave, Chemehuevi, and some Southern Paiute people. Located in Southern Nevada, it is home to expansive Joshua tree forests and provides important habitat for desert bighorn sheep, desert tortoise and the Gila monster. Presenter Jim Nupp will share his awesome photos and his experience visiting Avi Kwa Ame and discuss the indigenous history, the Europeans’ arrival, and the significance of this and other national monuments.