The CU/Pojoaque Youth Culture Camp is part of an on-going collaboration between the
Department of Anthropology and the Pueblo of Pojoaque, a federally-recognized American Indian tribe.
In 2018, the camp will once again take place in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology's Summer Archaeological Field School (ANTH 4350) during Summer Session A. The overall objectives of this project are: 1) to increase awareness of local ancestral sites among pueblo youth; 2) to strengthen the historical consciousness of the pueblo; 3) to integrate archaeological, historical and traditional knowledge in telling the story of the Tewa people; 4) to encourage pueblo youth to pursue careers in STEM fields through informal science education experiences; 5) to expose all participants to contemporary archaeological field and laboratory methods; and 6) to promote a collaborative approach to archaeological research in traditional communities.
This is a private program by request only, or for a specific audience or group.