CROW CANYON PROGRAMS
Come explore the world with us and share the human experience
Our programs are designed to inspire and transform. Join us as we combine culturally diverse topics and locations with passionate and knowledgeable scholars.
Join us for Crow Canyon’s 40th Anniversary Conference
October 11–15, 2023
Conference Opener: Joy Harjo, Muscogee Nation, Poet Laureate (2019–2022)
- Local field trips discussing current Crow Canyon lab and field research projects
- Presentations and campus tours focused on archaeology and experiential education
- Native American demonstrations of traditional skills and arts
- panel discussions about Crow Canyon’s past, present, and future
- Click here to register and learn more details about the schedule of events.
Friday October 13, 2023
Featured Speaker: Dr. Lyla June Johnston (aka Lyla June)
Dr. Lyla June Johnston (aka Lyla June) is an Indigenous musician, scholar, and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages.
Explore from home with our Crow Canyon Webinar Series
The Discover Archaeology webinar series was launched in 2020 to keep Crow Canyon’s community engaged at a distance. Guided by the principle that there are many ways of knowing the past, these events reflect diverse voices that contribute to our understanding of the past, present, and future. Our webinars are free and led by renowned researchers, cultural specialists, tribal members, academics, and experts.
Learn more about our program types.
CULTURAL EXPLORATION TRAVEL SEMINARS
Change the way you see the world. Travel with Crow Canyon’s Cultural Explorations team—and discover the global context of human history. Program lengths and destinations vary.
DISCOVERY ARCHAEOLOGY WEBINAR SERIES
From our world to your world. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. for our popular (AND FREE!) Discover Archaeology webinar series.
NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR K—12 TEACHERS
Stay tuned for future program offerings
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Crow Canyon hosts Seminars and Institutes for Educators. K–12 teachers have a unique opportunity to learn multicultural perspectives from Indigenous scholars and professional archaeologists, often with the U.S. Southwest as the backdrop for the project.
PROGRAMS FOR SCHOOL GROUPS
One-day field trips are designed for students in grades 4 through 12. Core activities include archaeology, Ancestral Pueblo history, the scientific process, and the complex interactions between humans and their environments — past and present. Program modules vary depending on grade level, and group size.
ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCH PROGRAM
As a “citizen scientist,” conduct research alongside archaeologists and cultural specialists in an effort to help us build new, relevant understandings of the past. For lifelong learners 18 and up. Projects may vary.