SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
ANCIENT SITES AND ANCIENT STORIES: 2019
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
January 7 Dr. Severin Fowles
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College/Columbia University,Author, The Making of Made People: The Prehistoric Evolution of Hierocracy Among the Northern Tiwa of New Mexico; and An Archaeology of Doings: Secularism and the Study of Pueblo Religion.; Anthropological Archaeologist , Research in Rio Grande del Norte Nat Monument
Three Centuries in a Hispano Village: Archaeology of Wolves, Faith, and Capitalism
January 14 Randy Brokeshoulder (Hopi/Navajo/Shawnee)
Katsina Carving Artist, Native Traditional Dancer, Tobacco Clan member, Recipient, New Mexico Higher Education Teachers Quality Scholarship, Institute for American Indian Education (IAIE); great-grandson of Hopi carver Guy Maktima, and son of Nick and Sharon Brokeshoulder.
Katsinam (Kachinas): Hopi Life Bringers
January 21 Steve Elmore
Researcher, Hopi pottery museum collections and Author, In Search of Nampeyo: The Early Years, 1875-1892. Owner, Steve Elmore Indian Art Gallery, painter, freelance photographer
Nampeyo of Hano: Her Early Years
January 28 Jonathan Till
Archaeologist & Curator, Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum, Blanding, Utah, Co-Author (with W. Hurst), ‘Mesa Verdean Sacred Landscapes’, in The Mesa Verde World: Explorations in Ancestral Pueblo Archaeology; former Archaeologist, Abajo Archaeology
Bears Ears Archaeology: Ancient Cultural Landscapes in Southeastern Utah
February 4 Lyle Balenquah, M.A. (Hopi: Greasewood Clan, Bacavi Village)
Archaeologist, Independent cultural consultant for Hopi Tribe, Museum of Northern Arizona, and National Park Service, Hiking and River Guide on Colorado River and San Juan River; Study Leader, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Archaeology Southwest, and Southwest Seminars.
Turquoise in Hopi Society: Past and Present
February 11 Dr. Joe Traugott
Former Curator of 20th Century Art, (ret.) New Mexico Museum of Art; Co-Author (S. Ortman) Painted Reflections: Isomeric Design in Ancestral Pueblo Pottery; Author, New Mexico Art Through Time: Prehistory to the Present; Art of New Mexico; Contributor, Buried Cars: Excavations from Stonehenge to the Grand Canyon. (by P. Nagatani)
Chaco Cars: the Art of Patrick Nagatani
February 18 Dr. Richard I. Ford
Ethnobotanist and Archaeologist, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Botany, University of Michigan (Ret.); Research Associate, Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico, Department of Cultural Affairs
Cupules: What They Are and Why They Are Made
February 25 Tom Windes, M.A.
Archaeologist and Adjunct Research Associate Professor of Archaeology, University of New Mexico; Chaco Project, 1972-present; Archaeological Projects in Chama River Valley, Southeastern Utah, and Chaco Canyon. Specialties include: ceramic analysis, dating techniques: tree-ring & archaeomagnetic, Chaco shrine communication system, and historical archaeology of traditional Hispanic communities. Publications: Scientific American, American Antiquity, Kiva: Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History, and Journal of Archaeological Science.
1960-1970 Archaeology at Sapawe and Tsama in the El Rito & Chama Valleys
March 4 Dr. Hayward H. Franklin
Specialist in Southwestern ceramics with archaeological projects in Southern Arizona, Salmon Ruin, Chaco Region, Rio Grande, and Chama River Valley; Current research in Classic period glaze waraes, including Pottery Mound. Research Associate, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.
From Sapawe to El Rito: Pottery of the Lower Chama River Valley
March 11 Dr. Stephen H. Lekson
Curator of Archaeology, Museum of Natural History and Professor of Anthropology, Jubilado, 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; The Study of Southwestern Archaeology.
Studying Southwestern Archaeology (and Getting it Wrong)
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