MONDAY NIGHTS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
LECTURES – 50 MONDAYS A YEAR (ALMOST)
A PUBLIC PROGRAM GRACIOUSLY ASSISTED BY HOTEL SANTA FE, A PICURIS PUEBLO ENTERPRISE
January 9 Dr. Severin Fowles
Archaeologist, Chair of American Studies, and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College, Columbia University; Presentation of results of an ongoing collaboration between Picuris Pueblo, Barnard College, Southern Methodist University & University of Toronto to document the rise of Picuris as a regional center beginning in the 10th century AD. Co-authors of the presentation include Indigenous Archeologists Richard Mermejo (Picuris Pueblo), Dr. Lindsay Montgomery (Muscogee Creek) U. of Toronto, and Dr. Mike Adler, SMU.
The Extraordinary History of Picuris Pueblo
January 16 Dr. Joseph ‘Woody’ Aguilar (San Ildefonso)
Deputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, San Ildefonso Pueblo; Archaeologist, Stampede Ventures-Bering Straits Native Corporation; Research interests include Indigenous Archaeology, museum exhibit content development and archaeology of landscape. Collaboration with New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture; de Young Museum of Art (San Francisco); Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum, Mesa Verde National Park; and School for Advanced Research. Ongoing collection of oral histories of Tunyo (Black Mesa), an important refuge site during the attempted reconquest after the successful Pueblo Revolt of 1680, an important era to the Tewa and other Northern New Mexico Pueblo peoples.
Anthropology in the Pueblo Southwest: How a Native Can Influence the Field
January 23 Dr. Sherry Nelson
Paleontologist and Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology; Director, Paleoecology Laboratory and Associate Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico; Dissertation: ‘Faunal and Environmental Change Surrounding the Extinction of Sivapithecus, a Miocene Hominoid,in the Siwaliks of Pakistan’; Co-Author, (w/M. Hamilton, D. Fernandez, & K. Hunt) ‘Detecting riparian habitat preferences in ‘savannah’ chimpanzee-human last common ancestor habitat use.’; (w/L. Rook) ‘Isotopic reconstructions of habitat change surrounding the extinction of Oreopithecus, the last European ape’, both in American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
What Makes Us Human? Insights From the Fossil Record
January 30 Mike S. Vigil
SPECIAL NOTE: Held at Santa Fe Woman’s Club ~ 1616 Old Pecos Trail
Former Chief of International Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), former Special Agent in Charge of Caribbean and San Diego Divisions; Recipient, Top Cop Award, National Association of Police Organization; Honorary General, Government of Afghanistan; Contributor: ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, Telemundo, TV Azteca. Univision, Honduran National Television: 2022 Emisoras Unidas Honduras; Author, DEAL, Claw of the Dragon, The Rise of the Sicario, Narco Queen, Afghan Warlord, Land of Enchantment Cartel.
Evolution of Mexican Cartels
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