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2017
28
Dec

Building an International Archaeology in Sonora, México

In this Tea and Archaeology video, Dr. McGuire discusses the long-term collaboration between himself and Elisa Villalpando, Arqueóloga, Centro INAH de Sonora. The boundaries and frontiers that define modern North American nations had no significance for ancient peoples. But these boundaries have...
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2017
19
Nov

Hopi Migration Traditions and Archaeology

On September 17, Lyle J. Balenquah presented "Hopi Migration Traditions and Archaeology" as part of the Tea and Archaeology series.
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2017
26
May

Nomads in the Tribal Zone: Conflict & Compromise in 18th Century New Mexico

Working in collaboration with the Rio Grande Gorge Project, Dr. Montgomery has documented nomadic material practices, particularly rock art, in northern New Mexico. Drawing on these materials, her research explores the social, political, and economic practices of Ute, Apache, and Comanche groups in ...
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2017
31
Jan

The Fremont, Ancient Farmers of the Far Northern Southwest

On November 13, 2016, James R. Allison presented "The Fremont, Ancient Farmers of the Far Northern Southwest." For about 1,000 years, ancient Fremont farmers lived across most of what is now Utah, growing maize and other cultigens as far north as the northeastern shore of the Great Salt Lake. Ove...
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2016
27
Jun

Lost Voices Found

On April 17, 2016, Dr. Lewis Borck (Archaeology Southwest and University of Arizona) presented "Lost Voices Found: Social Movements and Purposeful Equality in the Ancient Southwest." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_xS8XXlgPo
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2015
11
Dec

Mapping People in Their Living Space: The Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolia's Reindeer Herders

In this video, Dr. Todd Surovell (Frison Institute, University of Wyoming) presents "Mapping People in Their Living Space: The Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolia's Reindeer Herders." The Duhka are nomadic reindeer herders who live in northernmost Mongolia near the border with Siberia. Initiated in 2012...
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2015
14
Oct

Museums, Native Communities, and New Approaches for Living and Working Together

On June 30, 2015, Dr. Robert Breunig retired as President at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. During his eleven-year tenure, Breunig focused the Museum’s efforts on its core mission to study, collect, preserve, and interpret the natural and cultural history and art of the Colorado Plate...
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2015
08
Jul

Chaco's Legacy in the Northern Southwest

On March 29, 2015, Doug Gann illustrated his digital interpretation work within Chaco, and Paul Reed addressed the oil and gas threats to the region. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0ws3jkbaec&
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2015
24
Feb

The Zuni Region across the Lost Century

Many scholars have depicted the period between A.D. 1450 and Coronado's arrival in 1540 as a "lost century" in the Southwest. During this period, populations declined substantially throughout the region, and groups of people moved over vast distances. Remaining communities rapidly changed how they o...
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2014
08
Dec

Ancient Images in Contemporary Hopi Art

Most admirers of Hopi pottery have heard of Nampeyo and the Sikyatki Revival. Nampeyo and her descendants are not the only Hopi and Hopi-Tewa artists who reinterpret ancient imagery in many media. In this Tea and Archaeology presentation, Kelley Hays-Gilpin explores ancient, historic, and contempora...
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2013
16
Dec

Ballcourt Societies and the Re-creation of Hohokam in the 8th and 9th Centuries A.D.

In this Tea and Archaeology presentation, Henry Wallace of Desert Archaeology, Inc. explores how the widespread, ethnically diverse Hohokam Culture of the Sonoran Desert completely transformed around A.D. 800. This change, which happened within a generation or so, resulted in the creation of new cer...
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2013
16
Oct

Missions, Ranching, Rendering in the Pimería Alta

In this Tea and Archaeology presentation from September 29, 2013, Dr. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman discusses zooarchaeological (animal bone) research from several missions in the Pimería Alta. This research has revealed the importance of ranching and the production of animal products, linking the mission...
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