Taos Archaeological Society


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Next TAS general meeting:  Sept 16, 2014
Please note change of date - 3rd Tuesday instead of 2nd Tuesday


Topic: The Archaeology of Colonial New Mexico: Testimony of the Rio Grande Gorge

Speaker: Severin Fowles

Location: Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd, Taos

When: September 16, 2014, 7 PM

Severin Fowles is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Barnard College and Columbia University. He is the author of "An Archaeology of Doings: Secularism and the Study of Pueblo Religion" (SAR Press, 2013) and the editor of the forthcoming "Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the American Southwest" (Oxford University Press, co-edited with Barbara Mills). Currently, he is in residence as a Weatherhead Fellow at the School for Advanced Research as he completes his second monograph, entitled "Comanche New Mexico: An Archaeology." Since 2007, he has directed a long-term survey of the Rio Grande Gorge; and in this talk, he will share what his team has learned about the 17th, 18th and 19th century history of the northern Rio Grande through a discussion of colonial rock art, camp sites, and settlements.

Join other TAS members and our speaker for Dinner at 5PM

Guadalajara Grill South, 1384 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, across from Ace Hardware.

Arrive between 5:00 and 5:30 PM, place your order at the front, and take your number to the back room. No reservations needed!

Taos Archaeological Society

PO Box 143

Taos, NM, 87571


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