The Dynamic Woman: New Insights into the Pueblo World

2019 Dynamic women

Come together for an investigative journey of women and their influence on their communities for generations

October 21–26, 2019

Have roles of women transformed over time from ancient civilizations to present-day? How do their values differ from western perspectives? Seek the answers to these questions and many more throughout this thought-provoking, women only program.


  • Women-only travel seminar.
  • Learn about powerful and influential women, past and present.
  • Visit Pueblo communities to learn about the impact women have made and are continuing to make today.
  • Travel with scholars Donna Glowacki and Tessie Naranjo.

The Dynamic Woman: New Insights into the Pueblo World

  1. Scholars
  2. Accommodations
  3. FAQs
  4. Terms & Policies

Donna Glowacki

Donna Glowacki, Ph.D., is an anthropological archaeologist who studies transformation, disruption, and resiliency in Southwestern societies. She is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and a research associate at Crow Canyon. Donna has done archaeological research in the Southwest since 1992. She is the author of Living and Leaving: A Social History of Regional Depopulation in Thirteenth-Century Mesa Verde (University of Arizona Press, 2015).


Tessie Naranjo

Tessie Naranjo, Ph.D. (Santa Clara), is a founder of the Pueblo Indian Studies Program at Northern New Mexico College and former co-director of the Northern Pueblos Institute. She has been an advisor to numerous museums across the country. A number guest scholars will join Dr. Naranjo to provide us with their insights into Pueblo history and culture, as well as their understanding of how unity and diversity are expressed in the Pueblo world.

All accommodation reservations are made by Crow Canyon Archaeological Canyon as part of your program. Stay tuned for a sneak peek into the accommodations for this trip.
Should I get travel insurance?

Yes, we highly recommend that all of our program participants purchase some type of travel insurance to help you protect your purchase against any unforeseen circumstances. When you don’t purchase travel insurance, you risk losing your full deposit and any other payments that you have made toward the trip. Crow Canyon does not endorse any particular travel insurance agency, but we recommend visiting (link) as a starting point. At the least, Crow Canyon recommends purchasing cancellation, evacuation, and/or baggage insurance.

If I cancel, will I get my deposit back?

If you cancel before 90 days prior to the start of the program, you can get a refund equal to 50% of your deposit. Instead of a refund, you could transfer your deposit to another program through 2020 or turn your deposit into a tax-deductible donation. If you cancel after 90 days prior to the program, you forfeit all payments and your deposit.

Who should I reach out to with questions?

Crow Canyon’s Cultural Explorations team works hard all year planning these incredible trips. If you have questions regarding the itinerary, accommodations, travel, etc. please reach out to Todd Kearns by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 970-564-4357.

If you have questions about payments or invoices, please contact our Enrollment Specialists by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 800-422-8975, ext. 457.

For further information on the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center’s Terms, Conditions, and Cancellation Policies please click here. You will find details on tuition, cancellations, travel insurance, accommodations, medical information, and more.

Tuition & Reservation

Single Tuition
  Member*: $3,820
  Nonmember: $3,945

Shared Tuition
  Member*: $3,195
  Nonmember: $3,320

Deposit (due at time of registration): $500
*If you are interested in becoming a Crow Canyon member, please contact our Enrollment Specialists.

Registration Deadline: August 22, 2019

To Register:
Call: 800-422-8975, ext. 457
E-mail: [email protected]


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