Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 4 p.m. MDT
This talk explores the relationships between foodways, the ways we produce, prepare, and consume foods, and periods of social transformation. Foodways offer a unique window into the historic process and experience of social transformations. At the same time, foodways, as they are conserved or changed, participate in processes of social transformation.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4 p.m. MDT
Dr. Bellorado will discuss the ways Ancestral Pueblo people in the northern Southwest used twined sandals and analyze sandal representations in rock art, murals, and portable media.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MDT
Charles King, author and gallery owner, explores the historic influences in contemporary pueblo pottery. Ever wonder where artists get their inspiration for their pottery? It is a revival of historic shapes, designs, or clay colors. There are also often historic family traditions that follow through generations. More than just photos, this “hands on” event will examine, compare, and contrast pieces from the past with those of the present.
Thursday, July 23, at 4 p.m. MDT
In this documentary, members of the Cedar Mesa Perishables Project discuss insights from their studies of the vast collections of archaeological textiles, baskets, wooden implements, hides, and other perishable objects excavated from canyon alcoves in the region. They also share diverse perspectives about the significance of these legacy collections for archaeologists and descendent Pueblo communities and their value for cultural preservation. The research team and filmmaker will be available for Q&A after the film.