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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Paiute princess on the sacred Sky petrogylphs

This photo captures a young princess of the Paiute tribe standing atop the sacred Sky petroglyphs at sunrise, which are located somewhere among the volcanic tablelands of Bishop, California. The Paiute tribe keeps the exact location of these petroglyphs hidden from the general public, making this shot particularly special.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Bishop, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Jackson Kuzmik