Southwest Seminars presents

August 2023 Lectures

Monday Nights in May at 6 pm | Hotel Santa Fe
Cost: $20 at the door or $75 to subscribe to the series of 4 lectures
Southwest Seminars is offering four new lectures in August. Call or email Southwest Seminars to find out more and register for the series. Seating is limited so reserve your space today.
219  Ojo de la Vaca, Santa Fe
New Mexico 87108
☎️: (505) 466-2775

AUGUST 7 | Classic Mimbres Painted Pottery & Hunter-Gatherer Pictographs of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

Presented by | Dr. Harry J. Shafer

Archaeologist and Senior Curator, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas

Author: Mimbres Archaeology at the NAN Ranch Ruin; Ancient Texans: Rock Art & Lifeways Along the Lower Pecos, (w/Jim Zintgraff, photographer); Editor: Painters in Preshistory: Archaeology and Art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands; Six decades of archaeological research: Lower Pecos, Mimbres, Lowland Maya.

AUGUST 14 | What’s Truly at Stake in Bears Ears? 11,000 Years of History

Presented by | Dr. Andrew Gulliford

Historian, Photographer and Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, Co.

Author: Bears Ears: Landscape of Refuge and Resistance; Sacred Objects and Sacred Places; Preserving Tribal Traditions; Award-winning author with long experience with the lands and people of Utah’s San Juan County.

AUGUST 21 | Who Are We and Why Does it Matter? Or “When Are Indians Going to be the 'Good Guys' in the Movies?”

Presented by | Mateo Romero (Cochiti Pueblo) & “The Ususal Suspects”

Recommended by our friend and mentor, Dr. Suzan Shown Harjo, Founding Trustee National Museum of the American Indian, President & Founder; The Morning Star Institute; Recipient, U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom; Tonight featuring native artists, friends, newsmakers, and influencers sharing whatever they wish!

AUGUAT 28 | Bears Ears: In The Sacred Land Between

Presented by |Carleton Bowekaty (Zuni)

Former Lt Governor, Zuni Pueblo (protection of sacred/cultural sites throughout Southwestern U.S). Clans: Sun and Child of Tobacco; part of Big Ember Medicine Society and Corn Kiva; Policy Director, Bears Ears Partnership (actively engage tribal nations in connections to their sacred landscapes and protection efforts); former Co-Chair, Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, Zuni representative, Chaco Heritage Tribal Association; U.S. Army Veteran: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal