Thomas Doty – Storyteller



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This panel describes sitting through a Modoc vision quest. Below the panel is a stone chair. Scattered through the cave are numerous pictographs, some describing visions, some dramatizing scenes from ancient myths. A few feet away is a depiction of the supernova of 1054.

Related Pages

  • Supernova – One of several rock writing sites in California that document the supernova of 1054 that created the Crab Nebula.
  • Where the Sun and Moon Live – With a mysterious young man as a guide, Doty and Coyote travel underground through lava caves to the center of the Modoc universe. They experience Old Time myths of the sun, moon and stars, witness the supernova of 1054, and visit a sacred solstice site.