SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
NATIVE CULTURE MATTERS: 2013
MONDAY NIGHTS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
A PUBLIC PROGRAM GRACIOUSLY ASSISTED BY HOTEL SANTA FE, A PICURIS PUEBLO ENTERPRISE
LECTURES: 50 MONDAYS A YEAR
August 12 Dr. Michael Waters
Paleo-Indian Archaeologist and Director, Center for the Study of the First Americans, Texas A&M University Author Principles of Geoarchaeology: A North American Perspective. 2003 Kirk Bryan Award, 2004 Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award given by the Geological Society of America.
In Search of the First Americans
August 19 Luci Tapahonso (Dine’), Dr. Suzan Harjo (S. Cheyenne,/Hodulgee Muscose) and Sara Marie Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo)
Luci Tapahonso: Poet Laureate, Navajo Nation, Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, University of New Mexico, and Recipient, Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas, and Author, Saanii Dahataal (The Women Are Singing) and Blue Horses Rush In. Suzan Harjo: Founding Trustee, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian; Founder and President, The Morning Star Institute, Washington, D.C., Poet, Activist, Legislative Analyst, and Author, The Ancient Cheyenne; Sara Marie Ortiz: MFA, Native Arts and Culture Specialist, memoiriist, poet, performing artist, New Mexico Humanities Scholar, documentary filmmaker, and Author, Red Milk.
Good Words: Poetry by Luci Tapahonso, Dr. Suzan Shown Harjo, and Sara Marie Ortiz
August 26 Dr. Ruth Van Dyke
Professor of Anthropology, Binghamton University and Author, The Chaco Experience: Landscape and Ideology at the Center Place; ‘Chaco’s Sacred Geography’, in In Search of Chaco Canyon: New Approaches to an Archaeological Enigma (D.G. Noble, ed.); ‘Memory, Meaning, and Masonry: The Late Bonito Chacoan Landscape’ in American Antiquity; Co-Author (with R.H. Wilshusen) ‘Chaco’s Beginnings’, in The Archaeology of Chaco Canyon: An 11th C. Pueblo Regional Center (S. Lekson, ed.) ; Co-Editor (w/S.E. Alcock), Archaeologies of Memory
Pilgrimage, Ritual, and Chacoan Society
September 2 Dr. Randall H. McGuire
NOTE: Santa Fe Community Foundation Classroom – 501 Halona Street Distinguished Professor of Anthropology , Binghamton University, Author, Archaeology as Political Action; ‘Class Confrontations
in Archaeology’, in Historical Archaeology; Co-Editor (w/M.E. Villalpando-Canchola), Excavations at Cerro de Trincheras, Sonora, Mexico; (w/R. Bembeck), Ideologies in Archaeology.
Feathered Serpents and Pole Climbing Clowns: Mesoamerican Connection in the Southwest
September 9 Dr. Patricia L. Crown
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico and Co-editor (w/D. Nichols),
Social Violence in the Prehispanic American Southwest; Author, ‘Life Histories of Post and Potters:
Situating the Individual in Archaeology’, in American Antiquity’’; ‘Growing up Hohokam’, in The Hohokam Millennium, (P.R, and S.K. Fish, eds.)
Investigating Chocolate Use in Chaco Canyon: Re-opening the Cylinder Jar Room in Pueblo Bonito
September 16 Dr. E. Charles Adams
Curator of Archaeology and Professor of Anthropology, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona; Author, Homol’ovi: An Ancient Hopi Settlement Cluster; The Origin and Development of the Pueblo Katsina Cult Tucson, Arizona
Hopi History As Told Through Archaeology and Oral Tradition
September 23 Jeff Haozous (Chiricahua/Warm Springs)
NOTE: Santa Fe Community Foundation Classroom – 501 Halona Street
Chairman, Ft. Sill Apache
History of the Warm Springs/Chiricahua Apache: A Native Perspective.
September 30 Dr. Thomas E. Chavez
Former Director, Palace of the The Governors, New Mexico History Museum and former Executive Director, National Hispanic Cultural Center; Author, and Editor, A Moment in Time: The Odyssey of New Mexico’s Segesser Hide Paintings, Spain and the Independence of the United States, The Illustrated History of New Mexico, Quest for Quivera, and The Fat Vicar.
Segesser Hide Paintings: Discovery, History and Art
October 7 Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg
Director, Easter Island Statue Project, University of California at Los Angeles, UCLA Rock Art Archive, Fellow, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Easter Island Statues: Excavations Reveal Megalithic Engineering
October14 Dr. Thomas Dalton Dillehay
Rebecca Webb Wilson University Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Religion, and Culture and Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, Vanderbilt University and author, The Settlement of the Americas: A New Prehistoy
Monte Verde, Chile Revisited: A Southern View of the First Americans
$12 at the Door or $100 for the Series of 10 Lectures