Preserving the Past Together - March 15th "Tribal Archaeology as Archaeological Practice" workshop and Dr. Marek-Martinez Keynote address

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Tribal Archaeology as Archaeological Practice
Archaeology?! Yadilah!

The UW College of Arts & Sciences, Office of Research, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House Academic Planning Committee, Quaternary Research Center, Simpson Center for the Humanities, Anthropology Department and Burke Museum invite you to:

Preserving the Past Together

A workshop and seminar series that brings together tribal representatives and local heritage and environmental resource professionals to consider how we might better care for and protect cultural and environmental resources together. 

Join us on Wednesday March 15th for our next scheduled events, which will be held at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House on the University of Washington campus. Appended below are detailed announcements for each event.

"Tribal Archaeology as Archaeological Practice," a workshop, will be co-facilitated by Dr. Ora Marek-Martinez (Northern Arizona University, Navajo Nation). The workshop will be held at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House from 12.30-2.30 pm. A light lunch will be provided for those who RSVP at the following link: 

Dr. Marek-Martinez will also offer a Keynote Address, "Archaeology?! Yadilah! Collaborative Archaeology and Lessons from the Navajo Nation,” from 4.30-6.30 pm at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House. To RSVP for the lecture please go to the following link:

Dr. Marek-Martinez will also be available for one-on-one meetings with faculty and students. Please email if you are interested in meeting with her while she is on campus.

For updates to the scheduledirections, and related resources please visit our blog ( or Facebook Page (

If you are unable to join us, we will be live tweeting both events @preserveseminar #PreserveUW. Both events will also be recorded and available for viewing.