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Teaching, Research, and Salado Archaeology in Southwest New Mexico
In this Tea and Archaeology video, Dr. Karen Gust Schollmeyer shares highlights from the Preservation Archaeology Field School. A collaboration of Archaeology Southwest and the University of Arizona, the Preservation Archaeology Field School has trained 87 students since 2011. Each summer, studen...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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
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...
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 Museums efforts on its core mission to study, collect, preserve, and interpret the natural and cultural history and art of the Colorado Plate...
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&
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...
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...
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...