The Conservancy has just added our Newest Tour- The Archaeology of Cuba– Join us for an adventure of a lifetime!
In Fall 2009, our Magazine American Archaeology featured an article about research being conducted in Cuba by some friends working with the University of Alabama. I’d already heard their stories of what a fascinating place Cuba was and reading the magazine article gave me an idea. Why not organize a Conservancy archaeological tour of Cuba. This was well before all the recent relaxing of travel restrictions, but I was assured it was possible.
~Update from our Southeast Regional Office: Jessica Crawford, SE Regional Director
Our Newest Tour- The Archaeology of Cuba– Join us for an adventure of a lifetime!
Explore our 2009 article ‘COLLABORATING WITH CUBA‘ in American Archaeology
Learn more about Archaeological investigations by Dr. Elena Guarch Rodriguez and International Team at neighboring site of El Chorro de Maita in Cuba. Work there has won prestigious Cuban prize: From indigenous space to colonial setting.
One of the many items of cross-cultural exchange that Columbus surprised on first encounter – Holy Smoke Summer 2014: “When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Cuba during his first voyage to the New World in 1492, he and his shipmates saw something that baffled them. Many of the native people—probably members of the Taino tribe—smoked like chimneys…”
Explore more about Parque Monumento Nacional Bariay, Cuba, or Bariay Key
Smithsonian explores What Became of the Taíno? 2011
The Library of Congress Exhibits Online: Columbus and the Taíno