Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Location: Kit Carson Electric - 118 Cruz Alta Rd., Taos
Title: Glimpses of Xibalba: The Archaeology of Maya Ritually Used Caves in Belize and Guatemala
Speaker: Amalia Kenward
This lecture will cover Classic and Modern Maya ritual use of caves, geology and environment, and the archaeology of caves in central Belize and Alta Verapaz and Peten, Guatemala.
Amalia Kenward received her B.A. in archaeology from Boston University, where she focused on Maya Cave Archaeology in Belize and subsequently worked in Guatemala mapping caves with the Vanderbilt Upper Pasión Archaeological Cave Survey. She has a Masters in anthropology from University of New Mexico as well as her Graduate Certification in Historic Preservation and Regionalism from University of New Mexico's Architecture and Planning Department. She has worked as an archaeologist throughout the southwest for over fourteen years and has also worked in Mesoamerica and the South Pacific. Amalia is also acting president of the NM Archaeological Council.
The minutes from the March Officers meeting and the General meeting are posted on the web, please review them. Approval of the the General Meeting minutes of March 13, 2012 will be requested at this April meeting.
Join other TAS members and our speaker at the Trading Post. Dinner at 5PM
Call Chris Riveles,
at 776-1005, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know how many guests.