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Millican Valley pictograph site listed nationally

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An American Indian spiritual site in the Millican Valley has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and archeologists and others hope the recognition will cut down on vandalism. Pictographs painted mostly in red, some that may date back to 1500 B.C., have been chipped, shot at and covered with chalk. Burns Paiute tribal elder Minerva Soucie said her parents in the 1950s often stopped at the site to show their children the pictographs, many painted by Northern Paiute people.