Message #21: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Protohistoric/Contact Period Conference Date: Sat, 17 Jan 1998 08:35:00 [ AzTeC / SWA SASIG ] : In Reference to: http://www.swanet.org/discussion/98/9.html http://www.swanet.org/discussion/98/4.html From: Deni J. Seymour The Transition from Prehistory to History in the Southwest: An Interdisciplinary Approach To The Protohistoric/Contact Period February 27, 28, and March 1, 1998 Best Western Rio Grande Inn, Albuquerque, New Mexico SCHEDULE Friday, February 27 8:00-8:30 AM Registration and Welcome 8:30-8:45 AM Introduction 8:45-10:00 AM Session 1 -- Coronado and the Entradas: Spanish Exploration and Contact Carroll Riley, Discussant Disputed Routes of Coronado Carroll L. Riley The Jimmy Owens Site: New Perspectives on the Coronado Expedition Donald J. Blakeslee From Blanco Canyon, Texas to the Archives in Seville: New Developments in Assessing the Diagnostic Artifact Inventory of the Coronado Route Gayle Hartmann First Contact: Re-evaluating the Coronado Era Documents as an Archaeological Snapshot William K. Hartmann Lo Llano: Europeans on the Southern High Plains of 1541 John M. Morris 10:00-10:30 AM Break 10:30-11:30 AM Session 1 continued The Road to Cibola: Historical Issues Concerning the Coronado Expedition and the New Mexico Entrada in 1540 Joseph P. Sanchez The Controversial Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza Madeleine Turrell Rodack El Carrizal Roy B. Brown Roots of the Missions Systems and the Alcaldes Jose Rivera Discussion 11:30-1:30 PM Lunch 1:30-3:00 PM Session 2 -- The Pueblo Perspective Ann F. Ramenofsky, Discussant Feather People and Shell People, Summer People and Winter People: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Evidence for the origins of Taos Pueblo Jeffrey L. Boyer The Political Organization of the Protohistoric Cities of Cibola Keith W. Kintigh Reorganization, Intensification and Accommodation: Alternating Pueblo Responses to Spanish Contact Frances Levine Geography of Seventeenth Century Rio Grande Pueblos Elinore Barrett Reconstructing Pueblo Responses to Spanish Missionization in the American Southwest: Assessing Architectural Relationships Gregson Schachner Franciscan Awatovi: Architecture on the Cusp of History Preston Thayer 3:00-3:30 PM Break 3:30-5:00 PM Session 2 continued Regional patterns of Pueblo Textile Production and Exchange, A.D. 1400-1850 Laurie D. Webster Zuni Population Dynamics, A.D. 1300-1680: The Effect of European Diseases Over the Contact Period Suzanne L. Eckert The Transition from History to Prehistory: Archaeology and Ethnohistory in the Eastern Pueblo Provinces David H. Snow Pueblo Women, Production and Status in the Post-Conquest Southwest Kim Sonderegger Dogs of the Southwest Pueblos Dody Fugate Discussion Saturday, February 28 8:00-9:00 AM NMAC Business Meeting 9:00-9:45 AM Session 3 -- Tying it All Together Discussant for Morning Sessions -- David Wilcox The End of "Prehistory" John R. Welch On the Rocks: Evidence for Cultural Contact and Change at Petroglyph National Monument, Albuquerque, New Mexico Matthew Schmader Filling the Gap Between Prehistory and History in Arizona: A Statewide View Dennis Gilpin 9:45-10:30 AM Session 4 -- A Southern Perspective Jumano/Suma Descendants of the Eastern Extension of the Jornada Mogollon Patrick Beckett The Suma Indians of El Paso and Northern Chihuahua/Sonora Mexico: A Case Study on the Need for an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Protohistoric Period Bill Lockhart Sobaipuri, Jocome, and the Chiricahua Apache Deni J. Seymour 10:30-11:00 AM Break 11:00-12:00 AM Session 5 -- On the Edge: Peripheral Groups in the Protohistoric Diet Breadth and the Numic Expansion: An Empirical Test of the Bettinger and Baumhoff Model David Kilby El Gran Teguayo and Trans-Great Basin Trade David M. Brugge Introduced Historic Artifacts on Prehistoric Sites in Arizona Don Simonis Discussion for Morning Sessions David Wilcox 12:00-1:30 PM Lunch 1:30-4:00 PM Session 6 -- Late Arrivals: Navajo, Apache, and Athapaskan Groups in the Southwest Curtis Schaafsma, Discussant Navajo History and the Protohistoric Period of the American Southwest Richard M. Begay and Miranda Warburton The Transition from Prehistory to History in the Mimbres Region Gary M. Brown Dendrochronology of the Dinetah Pat Hancock Conquest, Replacement, or Transition?: The Prehistoric and Historic Period Yavapai in Central Arizona Peter J. Pilles, Jr. and James M. McKie 2:30-3:00 PM Break The Truth is Out There: Some Musing on Cultural Affinity James Copeland "These People Are Very Spirited and Belligerent" - Spanish Documentary Sources on Early Colonial Apache Warfare Ingo Schroeder The Navajo Abandonment of Dinetah Ronald Towner Discussion 4:00-4:15 PM Break 4:15-5:00 PM Session 7 -- Protohistoric Ceramic Studies (Pre-Workshop) Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze and Kelley Hays-Gilpin, Discussants and Workshop Facilitators Population Change and Time: Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Biscuit and Sankawi Ceramics from the Lower Chama, New Mexico Gerry Raymond Looking for Sherds in All the Wrong Places: Identifying Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Pottery in the Santa Cruz Drainage and the Papagueria Lee Fratt and Linda M. Gregonis Identifying Protohistoric Ceramics in South-Central Arizona Mary-Ellen Walsh-Anduze and Kathleen Henderson 5:30-7:00 PM Dinner at Rio Grande Cantina Saturday Night 7:00-9:00 PM Session 8 -- Ceramic Workshop Participants will examine various ceramic types and typologies from the Protohistoric Period. Because there are too many cultural areas for in-depth discussion, the workshop will focus on opening lines of communication regarding identification and contextual analysis of ceramic assemblages from the protohistoric. Sunday, March 1 8:00-8:30 AM Poster viewing (See registration form to submit a poster) 8:30- 9:45 AM Session 9 -- Environmental and Dietary Impacts of European Contact Discussant TBA "We Were Born To It": Native Americans, Fire, and Environmental Cultural Continuity John Herron Beyond the Mission: Faunal Procurement Change at Quarai, New Mexico Dee A. Jones Wild and Domestic Animal Use at Early Historic Sites in the Northern Southwest Linda Mick-O'Hara Putting Ecology Back Into the History of Human Groups in the Southwest Dan Scurlock Discussion 10:00-11:00 AM Brunch 11:00 AM-5:00 PM Field Trips This Schedule is subject to change! SPONSORS This conference is sponsored by Lone Mountain Archaeological Services, the New Mexico Archaeological Council, and COAS Publishing and Research. GREETINGS! We are pleased to announce a conference that focuses on the Protohistoric/Contact Period in the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. The response to the idea has been tremendous, and we are fortunate to have some of the regions' most prominent archaeologists, historians, and ethnohistorians presenting their research. Results of the conference will be published. GENERAL INFORMATION Registration Registration cost is $25.00 per participant; the cost will increase to $30.00 for those registering the first day of the conference. This fee includes all sessions and the Saturday evening ceramic workshop. Hotel Accommodations All conference sessions will be held at the Best Western Rio Grande Inn near the Old Town District of Albuquerque. Conference rates are available: $59 for a single room (one king-size bed), $69 for a double (two queen-size beds). No charge for extra people. Call 1-800-843-9500 and mention that you are attending the conference sponsored by Lone Mountain Archaeological Services. (We need to fill a quota of rooms to get a decent conference room rate.) Several other nearby hotels are listed for your convenience: Days Inn (505) 836-3297 Express Inn (505) 247-4023 Motel 6 (505) 831-8888 Old Town B & B (505) 764-9144 Travelers Inn (505) 242-5228 Field Trips On Sunday afternoon, there will be time for those who wish to visit one of the many archaeological/historical sites in the Albuquerque vicinity. Tentative plans are to arrange trips to Petroglyph National Monument, Salinas National Monument, Kuaua at the Coronado State Monument, and the ruins at San Cristobal. Some parks may charge an admission fee. Saturday Evening Dinner If you would like to attend dinner at the Rio Grande Cantina on Saturday evening (less than one block from the hotel), please indicate so on your registration form. Dinner will include chips and salsa and a New Mexican style entrιe of your choice. Full bar service will also be available. Getting There By air: Albuquerque International Airport serves most major airlines and rental car companies. Taxis to the conference hotel should run $10-12; an airport shuttle service (Checker Airport Express) picks up arriving passengers every 15 minutes. One-way to the hotel costs $9.88; round-trip is $17.57 (save your receipt and call 765-1234 for return reservations). By car: Take I-40 to exit 157-A (Rio Grande Blvd.) and head south. The Rio Grande Inn is on the right (west) side at 1015 Rio Grande Blvd.