Apsáalooke Astronomy and Lifeways - Extreme History Project Lecture, Bozeman

Monday, May 7, 2012
By Julie Saylor

Hager Auditorium, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT

Thursday, July 12, 2012

6 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public


Extreme History Project Lecture:

Apsáalooke Astronomy and Lifeways


Speaker: Tim McCleary


For centuries the Apsáalooke or Crow people of southeastern Montana have kept a careful watch on the heavens above them—particularly the cycles and movements of the stars, sun, moon and planets. Their interpretations of these cosmic phenomena have shaped the principles by which the Crow people live, providing a sense of right and wrong and an attendant set of values and ethics. This presentation will explore the Crow cultural concepts of astronomy. Free and open to the public.

Learn more about the Extreme History Project at http://extremehistory.wordpress.com/

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