SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
ANCIENT SITES AND ANCIENT STORIES II: 2018
SOCIAL DANCE BY BLACK HAWK (C.1832-C.1890)
MONDAY NIGHTS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
LECTURES – 50 MONDAYS A YEAR
A PUBLIC PROGRAM GRACIOUSLY ASSISTED BY HOTEL SANTA FE, A PICURIS PUEBLO ENTERPRISE
TO HONOR AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONSERVANCY
March 19 Steve Post
Archaeologist and Principal Investigator, Zia Consulting; Author, ‘Ten Thousand Years of Living in Santa Fe’ in Santa Fe: History of an Ancient City, (D.G. Noble, ed.) Former Deputy Director (ret.), Office of Archaeological Studies, Museum of New Mexico
Pueblo Revolt and Revival: A Historical & Archaeological View from Santa Fe
March 26 Cyler Norman Conrad
Graduate Research Assistant, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Ph.D. Cand. Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico; Co-Author: (w/E. Jones, S. Newsome, D. Schwartz) ‘Eggshells, Bone Isotopes and Turkey Husbandry at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo’; (w/E. Jones, S. Newsome; B. Kemp, and J. Kocer) ‘Turkeys on the Fringe: Variable Husbandry at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo’, both in Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
Pre-Hispanic Turkey Domestication & Husbandry in the Ancient Southwest
April 2 Robert S. Weiner, M.A.
Research Affiliate, Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University; Research Fellow, The Solstice Project; Author: ‘A Sensory Approach to Exotica, Ritual Practice, and Cosmology at Chaco Canyon; (in Kiva) ‘Sociopolitical, Ceremonial, and Economic Aspects of Gambling in Ancient North America: A Case Study of Chaco Canyon’ (in Antiquity)
Chaco Canyon Gambling
April 9 Dr. Stephen H. Lekson
Curator of Archaeology, Museum of Natural History and Professor of Anthropology, Jubilado, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado; Editor: The Architecture of Chaco Canyon; The Archaeology of Chaco Canyon; Author, A History of the Ancient Southwest; Chaco Meridian: Centers of Political Power in the Ancient Southwest; Archaeology of the Mimbres Region, Southwestern New Mexico, USA
Chaco, Cahokia and Other Secondary City-States in Native North America
April 16 Dr. Michael Bletzer
SPECIAL NOTE: Held at The Lodge at Santa Fe, 750 N. St. Francis
Archaeologist, Cultural and Historic Preservation Department, Isleta Pueblo; Projects: Pre-to Post-Contact Settlement Patterns at the 17th C. Mission Pueblo of Tzelaqui/Sevilleta, NM; Two Hundred Leagues to Nowhere: Gaspar Castaño de Sosa, Francisco Leyva Bonilla, and Their Renegade Expeditions to New Mexico, 1579-1601; Hidden Town: The Piro Pueblo of Pilabó/Socorro, ca. 1300-1681
Summer of Don Juan and the Last Years of the Piro Province, c. 1665-1681
April 23 Dr. Paul Minnis
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma; Co-Author (w/M. Whalen), Ancient Paquime and the Casas Grande World; Casas Grandes and Its Hinterlands: Prehistoric Regional Organization in Northwest Mexico; (w/G. Nabhan) Ethnobiology for the Future: Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity; Author, Social Adaptation to Food Stress: A Prehistoric Southwest Exampl
Paquime & Mimbres: A View From Both Sides of the Border
April 30 John Pitts, M.A.
M.A. Research Associate, Museum of Indian Art and Culture, Museum of New Mexico; Director, JP Rock Art Research Associates (Current work, Petrified Forest, AZ National Park); Professor of Photography, Taos Institute of Art; Career U.S. Foreign Service Officer in France Germany, Italy, Mexico, and Columbia
Lightning Strikes: Rock Art and the Indigenous World View
May 7 Sara Niedbalski , M.S. with Dr. Jeffrey C. Long
Sara: Ph.D Student, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
Jeff: Professor and Evolutionary Anthropologist, and Director, Genetics Computation Lab, University of New Mexico; and Author, ‘The Aimless Genome’ in The Anthropology of Race: Genes, Biology, and Culture, (J. Hartigan, Ed.); ‘The Contributions of Admixture and Genetic Drift to Diversity Among Post-Contact Populations in the Americas’, in American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
Genomic Consequences of the First Migration into the Americas
May 14 Dr. Dennis H. O’Rourke
Foundation Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology and Director, University of Kansas; Associate Director, Laboratories of Biological Anthropology and Professor Emeritus, University of Utah; Co-Editor (w/S. Stinson, B. Bogin) Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective.
Upward Sun River Infants & Early American Dispersal: Genomes, Controversy, Concordance
May 21 Jason Garcia-Okuu Pin (Santa Clara Pueblo/Tewa)
2007 Ronald N. and Susan Dubin Fellow, School for Advanced Research Best of Classification, Artist’s Choice Award, Santa Fe Indian Market, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA); Artist, ‘Tewa Tales of Suspense’
Artistic Intersection of Tewa Culture, History, and Landscape
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