General Meeting - Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Description: John K Lundwall

authored academic articles and books on oral myth and cosmology, and has served as editor on academic journals and publications. He is a founding board member of the Utah Valley Astronomy Club. Dr. Lundwall is also the project leader of the Utah Cultural Astronomy Project, where he leads a team of researchers investigating the astronomical aspects of ancient Fremont rock imagery found in Utah. The UCAP team has discovered calendric rock imagery panels and have time-lapse recorded how the ancient Fremont used sunlight within their rock imagery. Dr. Lundwall has also led tours to sacred sites around the world.

A Maize Cosmovision: Cultural Astronomy and the Ancient Uintah Basin Solar Religion
For two years the UCAP team has been investigating a unique Fremont rock art image localized within the Uintah Basin in Northeastern Utah. The image is of a solar deity and at several sites the image is employed with solar astronomical observations. Surprisingly, this figure shares iconography with a broad spectrum of cosmological and religious constructs found in cultures in the American Southwest, Mexico, Central America, and beyond. Dr. Lundwall will summarize the UCAP research, show time-lapse video, and discuss how ancient astronomy and religion intersected in these ancient cultures.
Location: Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.
We will meet in person at SLCC Redwood Road campus in the Rampton Technology Building. Park in Lot 'R'.

Please wear a mask.

We'll also be broadcasting via ZOOM.
If you can't make it in person but still want to attend, contact a member of the board for the Zoom Link
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