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Ancestors Lecture at UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

January 22, 2015 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Senior Archaeologist for the Yukon Government, P. Gregory Hare will present the Ancestors Lecture  A 9,000 year old window to the past: Investigating Yukon’s Ice Patches Current research in the emerging field of Ice Patch Archaeology has provided important data to climate change research while providing important information of the lifeways of ancient cultures. For the past 15 years melting alpine icefields in Canada’s Yukon Territory have revealed unprecedented examples of ancient hunting…See More
Jan 19
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Aztec Daily Life: From the Everyday to the Spectacular by Frances Berdan at UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

January 29, 2015 from 4pm to 6pm
The Aztec world was a complicated world. There were rulers and farmers, priests and artisans, merchants and courtesans, scribes and slaves, and on and on. Indeed, Aztec life was a mosaic of different types of people engaging in different activities, living in specialized places, enjoying different rights, and experiencing dif- ferent obligations. How did people wend their way around this varied world? Through artifacts and historical documents we will take a look at three Aztec lives: a spinner…See More
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6th Annual Navajo Rug Auction at Prairie Star Restaurant

November 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
More than two hundred traditional and contemporary handmade rugs by weavers of New Mexico and Arizona will be on display and available for purchase. The only local Navajo rug auction, it will feature a wide range of rug styles and other hand crafted Native American art. Whether you are a collector or interested in knowing more, this is a great opportunity to view a variety of styles and learn the history of Navajo rug weaving. Browse, bid, and take home a unique handmade textile. Proceeds…See More
Nov 7, 2014
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China Then & Now at Hibben 105

October 15, 2014 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
The Chinese of New Mexico, 1870s-1920s. Anna Naruta-Moya,shares research that shed surprising light into the Chinesepioneers who helped build New Mexico in the late 19th andearly 20th century. See More
Oct 13, 2014
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Passport to People Family Program: Acequias! at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

June 21, 2014 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Celebrate the cultural heritage of northern New Mexico’s Acequias.Enjoy hands on intergenerational activities including Luck of the Draw Acequia game,River of Words poetry, Dress up and be a Mayordomo and more!Acequia themed music by David Garcia.  Free and Open to All. See More
Jun 13, 2014

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The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, the oldest public museum in Albuquerque (established in 1932 by Edgar Lee Hewett himself!) and the only museum in the state dedicated to the whole of human history and the human cultural experience.
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