Picuris Pueblo Through Time:
Eight Centuries of Change at a Northern Rio Grande Pueblo
Michael A. Adler and Herbert W. Dick
Published by the
William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern
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"Timely and touching
. . . I very much enjoy Adler’s first-rate narrative style.
Words flow smoothly here—making this an unusual archaeological
Hurst Thomas, American
Museum of Natural History
years after their ancestors first settled this high valley in
the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the modern Picuries welcomed a
small group of scholars to study the history of their home.
Beginning in 1961, this partnership between the Picuris people
and a research team led by archaeologist Dr. Herbert Dick has
shed light on eight centuries of tradition and culture change at
Picuris. This volume details the history, social organization,
native craft traditions, architecture, and other facets of this
unique Native American community in northern New Mexico.
Michael A. Adler is Associate Professor of Anthropology
at Southern Methodist University and director of SMU-in-Taos
located in Fort Burgwin, New Mexico.
Copyright © 1999
Michael A. Adler and the William P. Clements Center for
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