Lyle Balenquah

Archaeologist, ethnographer, educator, advocate, and river guide extraordinaire

Lyle Balenquah (Hopi) is a member of the Greasewood Clan from Bacavi Village in northern Arizona. Lyle is a Cultural Resource Consultant who has worked in the American Southwest as an archaeologist documenting Ancestral Hopi settlements and lifeways. He combines his professional knowledge and training with personal insights about his ancestral history to provide a unique perspective on archaeological features and their significance to Hopi culture.