SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
MOTHER EARTH, FATHER SKY 2012
TO HONOR AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE WORK OF THE NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTER
MONDAY NIGHTS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
October 15 Dr. Barbara Mills
Director, School of Anthropology, Curator of Archaeology, and Professor of American Indian Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; Editor, Alternative Leadership Strategies in the Prehispanic Southwest; Author, Ceramic Production in the American Southwest; Co-Author (w/ S. Herr, S. Van Keuren), Living on the Edge of the Rim: Excavations Analysis of the Silver Creek Archaeological Research Project
The Archaeology of Persistent Place: A Social Network Analysis
October 22 Craig Childs
Author and Nature Writer: Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession; The Animal Dialogues; House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest; The Way Out: A True Story of Ruin and Survival; The Desert Cries: A Season of Flash Floods in a Dry Land; Soul of Nowhere; The Secret Knowledge of Water: Discovering the Essence of the American Desert; Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the End of the World.
Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the End of the World
October 29 Dr. Fraser Goff
Geologist and Author, Valles Caldera: A Geologic History; Adjunct Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences,
University of New Mexico
A Geologic History of the Valles Caldera
November 5 Dr. Richard I. Ford
Ethnobotanist, Archaeologist, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology (ret.) and former Curator of Ethnology & Ethnobotany, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan; and Editor, The Nature and Status of Ethnobotany.
Native Americans & Forests: Indigenous Management of Trees in No. New Mexico
November 12 John R. Roney
Archaeologist, Colinas Cultural Resource Consulting; Author, ‘Cerros de Trincheras (“Entrenched Mountain”) Sites’, in Aerial Archaeology Newsletter; and Co-Author (with R. Hard) ‘The Beginnings of Maize Agriculture’, Archaeology Southwest
Way Down South: Early Agriculture in Mexico and Beyond
November 19 Dr. John L. Ninneman
Former Dean of Natural and Behavioral Sciences and Former Professor of Biology, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, Colorado; Archaeoastronomer and Co-Author, (w/ J. McKim Malville) ‘ Using Photography to Test Hypotheses in Southwestern Archaeoastronomy’, Journal of Archaeoastronomy; Photographer, Canyon Spirits: Beauty and Power in the Ancestral Puebloan World
Ancient Astronomy of the Southwest
November 26 Dr. Bryan Brown
Former Grand Canyon Ornithology Researcher, National Park Service, San Juan River Guide, Wild Rivers Expeditions
Co-Author, Grand Canyon Birds: Historical Notes, Natural History and Ecology; The Colorado River Through Grand Canyon: Natural History and Human Change
Grand Canyon: How Glen Canyon Dam Changed Habitat
December 3 Mike Bremer
Forest Archaeologist, Santa Fe National Forest Service, United States Forest Service and Senior Researcher, Village Ecodynamics Project, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Fire in the Jemez Province
December 10 Dr. Kirt Kempter
Vulcanologist, Independent Field Geologist, Geology Educator, and Study Leader: National Geographic Expeditions, Smithsonian Journeys, and Southwest Seminars; former Fulbright Fellow; Co-Author, (w/ S. Benner, S. Williams) ‘Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Northwestern Costa Rica: Geology of the SW Flank and Hazards Implications, in Journal of Volcanology and Thermal Research.
Evolution of Life and Land in 365 Days: A Geologic Year.
December 17 Dr. T. J. Ferguson
Professor of Practice, School of Anthropology. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; and Co-Author: (w/C. Chanthaponh), ‘Bridging Archaeological Science and Traditional Knowledge’, in Journal of Social Archaeology; (w/S. Silliman), ‘Consultation and Collaboration with Descendant Communities’, in Voices in American Archaeology, Society for American Archaeology; (w. G. L. Berlin, L.J. Kuwanwisiwma), ‘Kukhepya: Searching for Hopi Trails’, in Landscapes of Movement: The Anthropology of Paths, Trails, and Roads.
Hopi Place Names: A Cultural Project
$12 at the Door or $100 for the Series of 10 Lectures
A Public Program Graciously Assisted by Hotel Santa Fe, a Picuris Pueblo Enterprise