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Vandals hit Pyramid Lake historic sites

They have brought “terrible blight and destruction” to some of the world’s greatest historical treasures, says Dr. Eugene Hattori, curator of anthropology at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. “These criminals and thieves have caused unbelievable damage to our tribe and heritage,” exclaimed Elwood Lowery, chairman of the 3,800-member Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe, who makes his headquarters here on reservation land adjacent to the lake, about an hour’s drive northwest of Fallon via highways 50 and 447. “They’ve violated our sanctity ... they are vandals and looters,” echoed Ben Aleck, director of the Pyramid Lake Museum at the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 11, 2013 05:19PM Published Oct 11, 2013 05:19PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.