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“The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 12-Session Adult Education Class Online via Zoom
September 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - December 14, 2022 @ 8:30 pm
Beginning September 21 through December 14, 2022 (on Wednesdays), “The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 12-session adult education class will be taught online via Zoom, by archaeologist Allen Dart, RPA, Executive Director of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Tucson. Classes will be held on Wednesdays (except Wed., Oct. 26), from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time, same as Pacific Daylight Time). There is a requested donation of $99 ($80 for members of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society [AAS], and Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum [FOPGM]); donation does not include costs of recommended text (The Hohokam Millennium by Paul R. Fish and Suzanne K. Fish, editors) or of the optional AAS membership or AAS Certification Program enrollment.
Registered Professional Archaeologist Allen Dart teaches this class in 12 two-hour sessions to explore the archaeology of the ancient Hohokam culture of the American Southwest. The class covers Hohokam origins, subsistence and settlement systems, social and organizational systems, material culture including ceramics, other artifacts, and architecture, interaction within and beyond the Hohokam culture’s regional boundaries, and ideas on religion and exchange. Students seeking the AAS Certification are expected to prepare a brief research report to be presented orally or in written or video format. Minimum enrollment 10 people. The class meets the requirements of the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) Training, Certification and Education (TCE) program’s “Advanced Southwest Archaeology – The Hohokam of Southern Arizona” class. The AAS basic “Archaeology of the Southwest” class is recommended as a prerequisite but this is negotiable with the instructor. For information on the AAS and its Certification program visit www.azarchsoc.org/page-807603.
Reservations and prepayment are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 p.m. Friday September 16, whichever is earlier. To register or for more information contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo caption: “Norton Family” Hohokam cut-shell figurines in the Norton Allen Collection, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, photograph by Arthur W. Vokes