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History & Culture Media

Tim Hauf
 
To view media related to history and culture, please click on the videos listed to the left or below.

California Islands Symposium 2012
These videos are from the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island presentations as well as the San Nicolas Island Box Cache presentations during the 2012 California Islands Symposium.

The Rainbow Bridge
This Chumash creation describes Limuw (Santa Cruz Island) as the birthplace of the Chumash people. Told by Julie Tumamait-Stenslie, Chumash elder.

Channel Islands Shipwrecks
Learn about a some of the approximately 100 shipwrecks that have been documented within the park

Historic Sheep Shearing at Scorpion Ranch, Santa Cruz Island
Historic video of sheep shearing operations at Scorpion Ranch.

Island Voices
Stories of life on Santa Cruz Island as told various residents and visitors to the island.

Did You Know?

Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island

Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.