The public is invited to the San Juan Basin Archaeological Society meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.
Randy McGuire will present “Building an International Archaeology in Sonora, Mexico.” There will be a social at 6:30 p.m. before McGuire’s talk.
The boundaries and frontiers that define modern North American nations and states have profoundly affected archaeology. Sonora lies between two of the most intensively archaeologically researched regions in the world, but the quantity of research in Sonora remains relatively low. Archaeologists are attempting to change this through collaborative international archaeology.
McGuire has carried out most of his field work in the southwestern U.S. and is currently conducting a long-term field project in northwest Mexico and beginning research in contemporary archaeology on the U.S.-Mexican border around Nogales, Arizona.
For more information, visit www.sjbas.org.