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Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Enduring Traditions: The Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Driving and Walking Tour, a 72-page guidebook researched and written by cultural anthropologist Penny Rucks, points the way to the area's unique sites of natural, cultural and artistic interest. Go off the beaten path-learn about the prehistory, history, and contemporary cultures of American's largest alpine lake! 

Photographs and narrative emphasize traditional artisans and art forms-including Washoe Indians, fabric arts, Austrian and Hungarian influences in the ski industry, vernacular architecture, Filipino and Hispanic dances, historic estates and emerging traditions such as tree carving-that can be discovered while touring the area.  


It's a great resource for anyone planning a visit to Lake Tahoe and a wonderful gift for anyone who loves this magical place. The tour is divided into ten thematic segments and features three driving and walking routes. The guide includes a timeline, map, calendar of events, suggested reference materials, and listings for local museums, organizations, festivals and attractions. And it's printed on waterproof paper for the intrepid traveler! Order yours today!

By Penny Rucks

c. 2008 Nevada Arts Council

72 pages





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