Donna Glowacki, Ph.D., is an anthropological archaeologist who studies transformation, disruption, and resiliency in Southwestern societies. She is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and a research associate at Crow Canyon. Donna has done archaeological research in the Southwest since 1992. She is the author of Living and Leaving: A Social History of Regional Depopulation in Thirteenth-Century Mesa Verde (University of Arizona Press, 2015).
Also, view Donna's video: "Why Is Archaeology Important?"
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.
Read more about the generations of artists who came before and after Anthony—and the tufa-casting technique in his blog.
This program begins and ends in Durango, Colorado. All travel is by Crow Canyon van. Expect drives on remote dirt roads; no drive is more than 2 ½ hours. The entire trip takes place at elevations between 4300 and 7500 feet. Our pace will be leisurely, but you must be comfortable standing and walking for several hours at a time.
If you have any doubt about your ability to participate in a Crow Canyon trip, please contact us before registering.
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, 2017, until departure from Durango on May 26, 2017. Transportation to and from Durango is your responsibility.
. Cancellations become effective on the date received. The following penalty schedule applies: On or before March 21, 2017, $200 handling fee; after March 21, 2017, forfeiture of all payments.
Terms and Conditions.
The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center's programs and admission practices are open to applicants of any race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, or sexual orientation.
Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California