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“The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 14-Session Online Adult Education Class

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - December 11 @ 8:30 pm

Learn about the Hohokam culture with Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 14-session online adult education class with archaeologist Allen Dart. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30 (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time, same as Pacific Daylight Time through Oct. 30) from September 4-December 11, 2024 (skipping October 23). There is a requested donation of $109 per person ($90 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, AAS, and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members) supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. 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 14 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 –Hohokam” 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 August 30, whichever is earlier. To register or for more information contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

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


September 4 @ 6:30 pm
December 11 @ 8:30 pm
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