Message #12:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:  "'z Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Navajo Studies Conference
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 95 12:16:00 MST
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Ninth Annual Navajo Studies Conference
Fort Lewis College, Durango Colorado
April 10-13, 1996

You are invited to participate in the conference.
Paper presentations will be held in concurrent sessions on April 11th
and 12th.  The number of sessions, as well as the subject emphasis
for each, will be determined after abstracts have been received and
selected.  The length of each presentation should be no more than
20 minutes followed by a ten minute discussion period.  We also
encourage college students to submit abstracts.

Subject Areas
The general conference theme is "Persistence and Change."
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Language and Culture--
oral history, place names, religion, material culture, art, cowboy
culture, language change...

The Dinetah--
history, archaeology, historic preservation, rock art...

Contemporary Issues--
health, education, economic development, energy development,
tribal government, tourism, environment...

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words.  If you wish to
organize a session, submit a 500 word abstract, and the abstracts
of your individual participants.  Please include your affiliation(s)
and degree information with your abstract.

Proposals for workshops are also invited.  Submit a 500 word
description of planned activities and projected audience attendance.
Note any special equipmet needs.

Deadline: November 15, 1995

Send abstracts to:

Dr. David Kozak
Ninth Annual Navajo Studies Conference
134 Hesperus Hall
Fort Lewis College
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7490 (O)
(970) 247-7623 (fax)

Presenters will be notified by mid December.

Schedule of Events
April 10, 1996--Evening Reception
April 11-12--Concurrent Sessions; Plenary Speaker and Dinner (12th)
April 13--Field Trips (TBA)