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Julia Sizek

Julia Sizek studies land use, environmental conservation, and sacred site protection in the eastern Mojave Desert of southeastern California. She is an anthropology Ph.D student at UC Berkeley and an associate scholar with the Native American Land Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that preserves and protects sacred sites in southeastern California. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and 2016 University of California Human Rights Fellow, and was the Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship from the University of Chicago Human Rights Program (2013-2014). She is an amateur geographer, avid runner, and archivist of desert history.

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Willie Boy: How A Manhunt Became Myth

A newspaperman from the 1950s dives into a legend from over 40 years prior, and identifies a manhunt. But history and legend battle each other and make this story a timeless mystery.  Did Willie Boy get away? You decide.
A view of the Cadiz and Fenner Valleys photographed by Kim Stringfellow from the Cadiz Summit off historic Route 66 in the Mojave Trails National Monument. | Kim Stringfellow
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A 'Chinatown'-Worthy Water Conspiracy Unfolds in the Mojave

Cadiz Inc.’s 34,000-acre property is located just south of the old Santa Fe railroad line between one of the last undeveloped stretches of historic Route 66 in the middle of a contentious public-private water grab. This is how it's all playing out.
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When Women Seldom Travelled Alone, This Botanist Wandered the CA Deserts in Search of Rare Plants

Mary Beal dedicated most of her life to documenting and photographing the plants of the California deserts. Between 1939 and 1953, the now-defunct Desert Magazine published her columns which reminded readers that finding plants could be an adventure.
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