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Tribe, museum premier documentary on Hidden Cave

The Fallon Pauite-Shoshone Tribe and the Churchill County Museum are hosting a movie premier Thursday at 7 p.m. A documentary of Hidden Cave, the film will be shown at the museum, 1050 S. Maine St. The film documents the history of Hidden Cave, which formed roughly 21,000 years ago under the tumultuous waves of Pleistocene Lake Lahontan. Hidden Cave was sealed from access until the indigenous people who lived in the Carson Sink in western Nevada 3,800-3,500 years ago and discovered it. Rediscovered in the 20th century, archaeological excavators in the 1940s, 1950s and the late 1970s uncovered a plethora …

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