Kyle Bocinsky, Ph.D., is a computational anthropologist interested in human responses to environmental change. He is an assistant research professor in the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Desert Research Institute, research associate at Crow Canyon, and adjunct research faculty in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University. Most of his research has focused on the ancestral Pueblo people of the Southwest.
Anthony Lovato (Kewa) is a keeper of much traditional Pueblo knowledge. He advises Kewa Pueblo (formerly known as Santo Domingo Pueblo) in an effort to preserve and promote the Keres language, which is spoken in seven New Mexico pueblos. Anthony is a graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and a master silver jewelry artist whose works are highly sought after.
While on this trip with Crow Canyon, physical exertion may be required. Please read below to learn more:
Throughout the journey, you may be hiking up to four miles per day on uneven, rocky, and un-established trails to visit rural communities and archaeological sites. Some trails may be impeded by boulders so you should be comfortable using your hands to steady yourself and be able to take steps higher than a standard staircase step. There is also a series of ladders involves to access canyon sites. There will also be long periods of standing while visiting sites and entering discussions with scholars and peers. During the trip, you may be visiting remote locations with limited amenities. There is the possibility of stopping at gas stations for bathroom stops. The elevation during the trip may increase to above 7000 ft. We recommend ramping up your exercise regime prior to arrival or arriving a day or two in advance to acclimate, especially if coming from sea level. If you are concerned about your ability to do any of these activities, please consult your physician.
Tuition is per person and based on shared accommodations. Tuition includes scholar honorarium, accommodations, meals listed, entry fees and permits, most gratuities, and transportation from arrival in Durango, Colorado, on May 21, 2018, until departure from Durango on May 26, 2018. Transportation to and from Durango is your responsibility.
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