[URBANTH-L]ANN: Tercer Coloquio Internacional del Seminario Las Vías del Noroeste

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed May 10 12:30:24 EDT 2006

Tercer Coloquio Internacional del Seminario Las Vías del Noroeste
Noroeste/Southwest: Raices Comunes/Common Roots

Location: Northern Arizona
Date: May 22-28, 2006

Las Vías del Noroeste focuses on cultural relations between indigenous 
peoples in the U.S. Southwest and the Mexican Northwest. The conference will 
foment comparative analysis and reflection on this macro-region, in the 
following fields that integrate issues in:

Ethnobotany, ritual plants, healing, and culinary traditions
Ecology and concepts of earth stewardship
Water management, dry-farming, irrigation, concepts of water use in arid 
Pilgrimage and sacred places
Lexical concepts relating to geography and ecology

Interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to research in these topic 
areas, including art, archaeology, iconography, ethnohistory, linguistics, 
geography, botany, and traditional knowledge and methods

Contact persons: Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin <kelley.hays-gilpin at nau.edu> & Dr. 
Susan Deeds <susan.deeds at nau.edu>

Sponsoring Institutions:
Northern Arizona University
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Mexico-North Research Network
http://www.mexnor.org/ **

**The Mexico-North Research Project website http://www.mexnor.org/ features 
a variety of
online resources, including virtual exhibits, fellowship information and a 
transnationalism research clearinghouse 

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