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Crow Canyon, Colorado

TRAVEL THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST WITH CROW CANYON ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTER

If you are looking for a fascinating, thought-provoking experience in the majestic mesas and canyons of the American Southwest, consider these exciting educational adventures offered by Crow Canyon this year!

100 Years of Archaeology in the Mesa Verde Region, October 1-7, 2006

Crow Canyon favorites and powerhouse scholars Dr. William (Bill) Lipe and Zia Pueblo member Peter Pino provide overviews throughout windswept mesas and sinuous canyons of Mesa Verde Country. Explore stunning cliff dwellings and rim-rock towers of Mesa Verde National Park and Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Analyze the development of archaeological inquiry, discover the beauty of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, and investigate the regionís contributions to American archaeology.

Spider Rock Family: Navajo-Weaving Workshop in Canyon de Chelly, June 25-July 1, 2006

Be the first welcomed into the family home of Navajo members LaVera Blake, Rose Yazzie, and Emily Malone, representing three generations of weavers. This intimate exploration of Navajo culture invites you to discover Spider Rock, home of the holy being Spider Woman, who used a loom of sky and earth to teach the art of weaving. Learn about the history and styles of Navajo rugs and visit picturesque Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site for a tour of their outstanding rug room.

Sacred Stone of Sky & Water: Turquoise in the Southwest, August 2-8, 2006

Immerse yourself in the history of the luminous blue-green stone of sky and water. Join Dr. J.J. Brody, world-renowned archaeologist and art historian specializing in American Indian Arts, and Joe Tanner, a fourth-generation Indian arts trader and one of the worldís authorities on turquoise for an exclusive look at the artistic, economic, an sacred value of turquoise throughout Southwestern history. Includes the famous Intertribal Ceremonial in Gallup and feast day at Santo Domingo Pueblo!

For more information or to reserve your spot, visit http://www.crowcanyon.org or call our registrar at (800) 422-8975, extension 146.

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