Crow Canyon celebrates 40 years of research, innovation, and collaboration!

Join us in the celebration of this milestone commemorating 40 years of partnership, collaboration, and support. We are deeply grateful to the Crow Canyon community for the kindness and generosity that allows us to celebrate, appreciate, and reciprocate the wisdom and perspective we have received from Indigenous people, communities, and cultures. As we look ahead, we eagerly accept the responsibility and challenge to embark on a future that optimizes our unique gifts in service to humanity.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Check back often as items are regularly being added

SAVE THE DATE!


Join us for Crow Canyon’s 40th Anniversary Conference 

October 11–15, 2023

Featuring: Joy Harjo, Muscogee Nation, Poet Laureate (2019–2022)

  • Local field trips discussing contemporary issues, such as challenges facing Native communities and the future of artifact curation
  • Presentations and campus tours focused on archaeology, experiential education and cultural explorations
  • Native American demonstrations of traditional skills and arts, and panel discussions about contemporary issues facing tribes

Stay tuned for forthcoming details and a schedule of events!

JOIN US!


Crow Canyon Staff Reunion planned for March 2023

Do you count yourself among the hundreds of talented individuals who helped Crow Canyon grow and prosper? As part of our 40th anniversary celebration, we’re hosting a Crow Canyon Staff Reunion in March 2023 and we’d love to have you join us.

For more information, email Jeanne Becker with your name and the years you worked at Crow Canyon and she will provide registration details.

SHARE YOUR MEMORIES!


Where were you in Crow Canyon’s history?

We invite you to share memories of your Crow Canyon experience and the impact it had on your personal and professional lives.

LEARN!


Learn more about our history

  • Click here to read a brief history of Crow Canyon
  • Click here for a visual timeline taking you through Crow Canyon’s history and milestones

Do you count yourself among the hundreds of talented individuals who helped Crow Canyon grow and prosper? As part of our 40th anniversary celebration, we’re hosting a Crow Canyon Staff Reunion in March 2023 and we’d love to have you join us.

For more information, email Jeanne Becker with your name and the years you worked at Crow Canyon and she will provide registration details.

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

1983 to 2023

40th Anniversary Webpage

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Crow Canyon celebrates 40 years of research, innovation, and collaboration!

  •       Brief history of Crow Canyon
  •       Photos of early years
  •       Timeline with key accomplishments

First Thursday Webinars highlight Crow Canyon’s history and contributions

  •       Help us celebrate 40 years by attending our “First Thursday” webinar series
  •       Jan 26 or Feb 2. 2023 – monthly series is launched
  •       List titles of all “First Thursday” webinars as they become available
  •       Instructions on how to register for a webinar

40th Anniversary Volume

  •       Overview of the volume
  •       How to place an advance order for the book
  •       Table of Contents

Memories of Crow Canyon

  •       Invite anyone who has attended Crow Canyon as a child, adolescent, or adult to share memories of their experiences and to describe the impact on their professional and personal lives
  •       Link to the survey
  •       Sample of the results of survey responses – quotes, photos, stories, impact

Appreciation of current and past staff

  •       Crow Canyon’s success is due to the contributions of hundreds of employees who have worked here over the years
  •       A special appreciation event will be held in April 2023 for all current and past staff
  •       Respond to this link to receive more information about the event
  •       Photo of all staff who come to the appreciation event

40th Anniversary Conference:  October 11 to 15, 2023

  •       Purpose of the conference
  •       Schedule of events
  •       Link to the registration page (attendance is limited to 150 people)
  •       Link to information about hotels in Cortez

Four Corners Field Guide 

Experience Crow Canyon First-hand!

  •       Cultural Exploration Trips in 2023
  •       Archaeology Research Programs (ARP) in 2023