Yore Sequoia is the outcome of an informal and arguably unplanned collaboration of humans with current and prior occupations bearing the wondrous titles of journalist, public historian, and historical archaeologist.
Their only commonality, besides loving Sequoia National Park and vicinity and enjoying each other’s company, is a commitment to sharing the story of the area and to giving voice to people who have been edited out of the standard histories. Are you tempted to join us? Well…
Our logo was created by the multi-talented Dana Falconberry, a conservation artist and singer-songwriter of considerable acclaim. She was the first artist-in-residence in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, where she both touched and won hearts. You can view her graphic artistry at falconberryprints. For a taste of her musical talents, check out her NPR coverage. Don’t miss her Tiny Desk concert!
Sarah Elliott is an award-winning journalist with ancestral roots in Sequoia National Park and vicinity. Holding multiple Gruner journalism awards, Sarah has unveiled historic events while documenting history as it happens. Her contributions to The Kaweah Commonwealth and 3RNews are included here with permission.
John Elliott is a public historian, archaeologist, journalist, and county commissioner who has worked in Sequoia National Park and vicinity for over forty years. His contributions to The Kaweah Commonwealth and 3RNews are included here with permission.
Laile Di Silvestro is an historical archaeologist (M.A. RPA18176) who, like Sarah Elliott, has ancestral roots in Sequoia National Park and vicinity. She enthusiastically generates typos for Sarah to discover.