Meeting Schedule


Friday May 5th

1:00pm – 3:00pm      Board of Trustees Meeting

                                                         MCC Room CO-1&2

3:15pm – 5:00pm      Certification Meeting

                                                         MCC Room CO-3

3:15pm – 5:00pm      Rock Art Meeting

                                     MCC Room CO- 1&2

3:00pm – 9:00pm      Vendors

3:00pm – 7:00pm      Registration & Field Trip Sign up

5:00pm – 6:00pm      Meet & Greet Reception

6:00pm – 6:30pm      Buffet

6:30pm – 8:30pm      Welcome, Brief Introduction & Three Presentations Covering

                                    The Paleo to Pueblo Theme

•  Bruce Huckell will explore recent thinking regarding the possibilities for                  the early peopling of the Americas.

Bradley Vierra will develop current ideas concerning the transition from hunter-gatherer to agricultural.

Michael Bletzer will summarize recent findings on the dissolution of the Salinas pueblos and the out migration of the remnant populations.

Wrap up and Preview of Scheduled Field Trips
John Hayden

Saturday May 6th

7:30am – 9:00am      Registration & Field Trip Signup

8:30am – 9:00am      Welcome, Introductions, Announcements

Presentation of Annual Volume

(last call for ballots)

Presentation of Papers

9:00am – 9:20am      Sandra Arazi-Coambs – Preserving Sandia Cave: Community Collaboration in                                       Preserving Place, Culture and Landscapes

9:25am – 9:45am                 RG Wakeland – Tularosa Basin Exports: Three Rivers red-on-terracotta (1150-1350 C.E.)


9:50am – 10:10am      Alison Rautman – Seriating Pueblo Occupation and Abandonment In

Julie Solomento    Central New Mexico

10:10am – 10:30am                        AM Break ( Vendors Available)

10:30am – 10:50am      Matthew F. Schmader – Long-Term Occupations of the West Mesa and Rio Grande Valley: Evidence for In-Place Continuity of Separate Populations

10:55am – 11:15am      Paul Secord – Loss and Discovery: A Lost Friend, A Lost Manuscript and A Lost Culture – Stuart J. Baldwin PhD and the Piro Tompiro Pueblo Culture of Abo Pass, Salinas Region of Central New Mexico

11:20am – 11:40pm      Theodore Frisbe – Some Alternative Insights for Understanding the “Chaco World”

11:40am – 1:30pm                         Lunch on your own

11:40am – 1:10pm        Board of Trustees Meeting & Lunch

                                           MCC Room CO-1&2

1:10pm – 1:40pm      ASNM Business Meeting for Membership

1:40pm – 2:00pm      Richard Flint – What do the Remains of Coronado Expedition Campsites Look Like?

2:05pm – 2:25pm      Joan Mathien – The 1929 Excavations at Chetro Ketl, Chaco Canyon

2:30pm – 2:50pm      Laura Hronec –     “Watch Out for that Tree” Survey Markers on the Fort Courtney Carlson   Stanton Military Reservation

2:50pm – 3:10pm                      PM Break (Vendors Available)

3:15pm – 3:35pm                 Ronald C.D. Fields – Continuity and Change in Puebloan Ritual Practice: 3,800 Years of Shrine Use in the North American Southwest


3:40pm – 4:00pm      Leon Natker – Chupadero Black-on-white: Communities of Practice, Kinship, and the Chacoan Zeitgeist


5:30pm – 6:30pm      Social Hour

6:30pm – 7:30pm      Banquet & Awards

Archaeology Achievement Awards


7:30pm – 8:30pm      Bandelier Speaker, Dr. David Kilby – The Role of New Mexico and the Adjacent Southwest in Past and Future Paleoindian Research

Sunday May 7th

A signed waiver at the time of registration will be required for all field trips.

¬Rock art sites at Abo National Monument

¬These sites are not open to the public and require a Park Ranger escort.

¬   Bring water, lunch advised

¬New Museum at Tijeras Pueblo

¬Behind the Sandia Ranger Station, Tijeras

¬Sevilleta excavation site, under Michael Bletzer’s direction.

¬Bring water, lunch advised

¬Espantado, also known as Dripping Springs

¬Car pool (high clearance vehicles)

¬Bring water, lunch advised