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Channel Islands Study Will Shed Light on Missing Piece of California History

Anthropology graduate students and professor hope to discover historical records of Chinese abalone fishermen on the Southern Channel Islands

By Leslie L.J. Reilly

Todd Braje, chair and professor of anthropology, was recently awarded a $360,000+ cooperative grant by the United States Navy to conduct a two-year study on the history and archaeology of nineteenth century Chinese abalone fishing on one of the southernmost of the Channel Islands.

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