Taos Archaeological Society
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - [Note date change]
Speaker: Caroline Fernald
Topic: Prehistoric Trade Between Mesoamerica and The American Southwest
Caroline Jean Fernald is the Executive Director of the Millicent Rogers Museum. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Native American art history at the University of Oklahoma, and wrote her Master's thesis on Mesoamerican influences on pottery motifs at Acoma Pueblo.Her lecture will address this research by focusing on prehistoric trade connections between Mesoamerica and the Southwest as well as representations of luxury trade goods, such as scarlet macaws, in prehistoric and historic Southwestern art.
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.
You can also use this evening as an opportunity to pay your 2017 TAS Membership dues.
November meeting is on Thursday, Nov 17 at 7 PM
At Jane Starks home to discuss Jungle of Stone:The True Story Of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, And The Discovery Of The Lost Civilization Of The Maya. William Carlson, 2016, Taos Library has a copy; as does TAS. RSVP Jane only if you are attending at: firstname.lastname@example.org or for directions at 575-770-6892
December meeting is on Thur, Dec 15 at 7 PM
At Gael and Ty Minton home to discuss Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari 2014. Taos Library has a copy; as does TAS.
January 2017 meeting is on Thur, Jan 19 at 7pm
At Chris Riveles home to discuss Talking to the Ground : One family's journey on horseback across the sacred land of the Navajo by Douglas Preston 1995 Taos Library has a copy; as does TAS
The Book Club is always open to suggestion of book ideas.