Research, Education and American Indian Partnerships at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Hardcover)

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Research, Education and American Indian Partnerships at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Hardcover)

By Susan C. Ryan (Editor)

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This volume celebrates and examines the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center’s past, present, and future by providing a backdrop for the not-for-profit’s beginnings and highlighting key accomplishments in research, education, and American Indian initiatives over the past four decades. Specific themes include Crow Canyon’s contributions to projects focused on community and regional settlement patterns, human-environment relationships, public education pedagogy, and collaborative partnerships with Indigenous communities. Contributing authors, deeply familiar with the center and its surrounding central Mesa Verde region, include Crow Canyon researchers, educators, and Indigenous scholars inspired by the organization’s mission to further develop and share knowledge of the human past for the betterment of societies.
 
Research, Education, and American Indian Partnerships at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center guides Southwestern archaeology and public education beyond current practices—particularly regarding Indigenous partnerships—and provides a strategic handbook for readers into and through the mid-twenty-first century.
 
Open access edition supported by the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center King Family Fund and subvention supported in part by the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center and the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society.
 
Susan C. Ryan is the executive vice president of the Research Institute at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. An anthropological archaeologist, she has engaged in research, collaborative projects, and public education for almost three decades.
 
Product Details ISBN: 9781646424580
ISBN-10: 1646424581
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication Date: August 28th, 2023
Pages: 394
Language: English
“A testament to the tremendous significance of Crow Canyon’s work to both Southwest archaeology and to the broader archaeological community.”
—Emily Lena Jones, University of New Mexico
 
“The only comprehensive, concise, and up-to-date collection of the history and work of CCAC. Offering an impressive compendium of scholarship in the Mesa Verde region, this book expertly speaks to a range of topics, from collaboration with descendant communities to industry-specific research questions to methodologies to pedagogy, and more.”
—Karin Larkin, University of Colorado Colorado Springs