Sarah Payne

Chief Outreach Officer

Sarah Payne (B.A., Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder) first visited Crow Canyon as an Archaeology Research Program participant when she was in high school and then returned as a High School Field School counselor in college. After graduated from college, she served as an archaeologist for the Post-Fire Assessment Team at Mesa Verde National Park. A Crow Canyon staff member since 2004, Sarah became Director of Cultural Explorations in 2014 and Chief Outreach Officer in 2019.

Sarah is an anthropologist interested in the pursuit of knowledge and the power of perspective. She is grateful for the education and experience gained while working with Indigenous partners and the Crow Canyon community.

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