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Rooted: The Natural History of People in the Southwest

April 11 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Free

Rooted: The Natural History of People in the Southwest is the second installment of our humanities speakers series exploring the relationship between people and place in Arizona and the broader Southwest. Explore how humans have shaped and been shaped by the landscape of our region over time in this series of talks from archaeologists, Indigenous historians, ethnobotanists, activists, and authors.

Rooted Events:

Thursday, April 11th, 2024 at 7PM
Prehistoric Obsidian Acquisition and Exchange in West-Central Arizona
Join archaeologist Michael Kellett for a presentation of his research on obsidian trade routes between prehistoric peoples of Central AZ.
Watch the Video Here

Thursday, June 13th, 2024 at 7PM
Indigenous Skies
Join paleontologist and scientific illustrator Joshua Ballze for this lecture about prehistoric and contemporary Indigenous astronomy.
Watch the Video Here

Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at 7PM
Plants of the Mojave Desert and Traditional Tribal Uses
Join ethnobotanist Carrie Cannon for a presentation about the many traditional Tribal plants uses and how the Mojave stands apart from the rest of America.
Register Here

 

This series was made possible by Arizona Humanities and sponsored by Findlay Subaru of Prescott.

 

Details

Start:
April 11 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Natural History Institute
Phone
9288633232
Email
info@naturalhistoryinstitute.org

Venue

Natural History Institute
126 N Marina St
Prescott, AZ 86301
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Phone
9288633232