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“The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 12-Session Online Adult Education Class

September 6, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - December 6, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

On Wednesdays beginning September 6 through December 6 (skipping October 25 and November 22), 2023, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 12-session online adult education class will be taught by archaeologist Allen Dart. These classes will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time (same as Pacific Daylight Time through Nov. 1st), with a requested $99 donation ($80 for members of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society [AAS], and Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum); 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 pm Friday September 1st, whichever is earlier. To register or for more information contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

Flyer: 20230906-1206(v1)TheHohokamCultureOfSouthernArizonaClassFlyer

Caption: Hohokam irrigation paintings by Charles O. Kemper courtesy of Salt River Project


September 6, 2023 @ 6:30 pm
December 6, 2023 @ 8:30 pm
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