Archaeologist Linda Bentz highlights Chinese abalone harvesting activities on the Channel Islands — a little-known history of California’s foodways. Bentz will discuss the fisheries and trade network founded by Chinese immigrants that connected the Californian coast to China during the nineteenth-century.
This program is presented by the Friends of the Chinese American Museum with the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, and El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. It will be held at the Gateway to Nature Center, 130 Paseo de la Plaza, LA CA 90012. July 27, 2019 from, 1 pm to 2 pm.