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:

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


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


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


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


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


10:00-11:00 AM  Brunch

11:00 AM-5:00 PM  Field Trips

This Schedule is subject to change!


This conference is sponsored by Lone Mountain Archaeological
Services, the New Mexico Archaeological Council, and COAS 
Publishing and Research.


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.



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.