January 5 Dr. Laurie D. Webster
SPECIAL NOTE: La Fonda on the Plaza, The New Mexico Room
Textile Scholar and Researcher; Author, Collecting the Weaver’s Art: The William Claflin Collection of Southwestern Textiles; ‘Perpetuating Ritual Textile Traditions: A Pueblo Example’; in Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings; ‘Effects of European Contact on Textile Production and Exchange in the North American Southwest: A Pueblo Case Study’ (Doctoral Dissertation, U. of Az.)
Re-Excavating the Past: Latest Research on Ancient Textiles, Baskets, Wood and Hides from Southeast Utah in Museum Collections

January 12 Governor Paul Tosa (Jemez)
SPECIAL NOTE: La Fonda on the Plaza, The New Mexico Room
Former Governor Jemez Pueblo and Tribal Council Member , Historian and Lecturer
Jemez Ancestral Homeland: What I learned from my Grandfather

January 19 Dr. Matthew Peeples
Preservation Archaeologist, Southwest Archaeology, Tucson, Arizona and Research Associate, Southwest Social Networks Collaborative Project with University of Arizona; Extensive Field and Laboratory Research in Greater Zuni/Cibola and Mimbres Regions of Arizona and New Mexico
Zuni Culture & Cooking Pots: 13th Century Migration and Changing Social Landscapes

January 26 Kristen Kuckelman, M.A., R.P.A.
Archaeologist/Research Publications Manager, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, CO
Editor and Author, ‘The Final Days of Castle Rock Pueblo’ in The Archaeology of Castle Rock Pueblo: A Thirteenth Century Pueblo in Southwestern Colorado; ‘Thirteenth Century Warfare in the Central Mesa Verde Region’ in Seeking the Center Place: Archaeology and Ancient Communities in the Mesa Verde Region (Varian and Wilshusen, Eds.); ‘Ancient Violence in the Mesa Verde Region’ in Mesa Verde World, (D.G. Noble, Ed.)
The 13th Century Northern San Juan Region: It was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

February 2: Dr. Matt Schmader
Archaeologist and Superintendent of Open Space, Department of Parks and Recreation,
City of Albuquerque; Lecturer, Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
Principal Investigator for 50 archaeological research projects in Central New Mexico
Slingstones & Thundersticks: Coronado’s Deadly Siege and the Tiguex War in the Rio Grande Valley

February 9 Dr. Michael F. Brown
President, School for Advanced Research; Former Lambert Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, Emeritus, Former Chair, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, and Former Director, Oakley Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Williams College; Recipient, Research Fellowships, National Science Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, and National Endowment for the Arts; Author, Who Owns Native Culture? and Upriver: The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People
Upriver: The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People

February 16 Dr. Bradley J. Vierra
Principal Investigator and Director, Material Studies Program, Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) Former Archaeologist, Los Alamos National Laboratory Author, Archaeological Excavations at the Rio Bonito Site, Lincoln County New Mexico; The Excavation of a Multi-Component Anasazi Site in the La Plata River Valley, Northwestern New Mexico
Ancient Foragers of the Northern Rio Grande: Millennia of Sustainable Life ways

February 23 Dr. Lawrence ‘Larry’ Loendorf
Anthropologist and Archaeologist of the Intermountain West; President, Sacred Sites Research, Inc.;
Project Director, Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in Southeastern Colorado; Co-Author (w/ J. Francis), Ancient Visions: Petroglyphs and Pictographs of the Wind River and Bighorn Country, Wyoming and Montana; (w/N.M. Stone), Mountain Spirit: The Sheep Eater Indians of Yellowstone; (w/P. Nabokov) Restoring a Presence: Indians and Yellowstone National Park; Author, Thunder and Herds: Rock Art of the High Plains.; Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, American Rock Art Research Association
Sacred Tobacco at Petroglyph & Pictograph Sites in Western America

March 2 Dr. Barbara Voorhies
Research Professor and Professor Emerita of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Author, ‘The Deep Prehistory of Indian Gaming: Possible Late Archaic Game Boards at the Tlacuachero Shellmounds, Chiapas, Mexico’; ‘A Gender-Based Model for Changes in Subsistence and Mobility During the Terminal Late Archaic Period on the Coast of Chiapas, Mexico’; ‘Games and Other Amusements of the Ancient Mesoamericans’ for
Ancient Indian Gaming in Mesoamerica: Its Deep Prehistory

March 9 Dr. Patricia C. Wright
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University;
Primatologist, Conservationist and Founder, Institute for the Conservation of Tropical Environments; Executive Director, Centre ValBio; Former John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellow Recipient, Madagascar Chevalier d’ Ordre National (National Medal of Honor); Distinguished Primatologist Award, American Society of Primatologists; Author, High Moon Over the Amazon: My Quest to Understand the Monkeys of the Night; Co-Author (w/F. Larrey and C. Giraud), Madagascar: Forest of Our Ancestors.
The World’s Last Wild Lemurs: Endangered Species in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar

$12 at the door ~ or ~ $100 for the Series of 10 Lectures

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