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April 2021

Lisa Young – “Sharing an Ear of Corn: An Archaeologist’s Perspective on the Role of Food in Community Collaborations”

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MST

Collaborative collaborations, especially with descendent communities, have become an important and vibrant component of archaeological projects.Engagement with community members commonly occurs during the fieldwork and analysis components of a project.What happens when the project is completed? How can archaeologists maintain connections with their community partners, especially in contexts where substantial distances separate them?In this talk, I share my perspective on the importance of food in nourishing collaborations that began over 15 years ago at the Homolovi State Park, near Winslow,…

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