Moquis and Kastilam: The Hopi History Project

***ANNOUNCEMENT***

Moquis and Kastilam: The Hopi History Project

Dr. Thomas E. Sheridan and Dr. T.J. Ferguson, both from the University of Arizona, will be presenting information on the Moquis and Kastilam: The Hopi History Project. This project, which has been ongoing for the past seven years, has researched un-transcribed Spanish documents about their presence among the Hopi. Several Hopi interviews will be played as well and there will be time for interaction and viewpoints. This is a collaborative effort between the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office and the University of Arizona, Arizona State Museum. The search for Spanish archival documents have been conducted at the Mexico National Archives, Archives in various Museums in Spain and in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Come hear both scholars as they give an update on the many interesting research findings.

Where: Kykotsmovi Community Building

When: Monday, August 16, 2010

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For more information contact: (928) 734-3615

Come early to listen to Hopi Oral History interviews on the Hopi-Spanish era conducted by Hopi Cultural Preservation Office Staff. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

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2 Responses to “Moquis and Kastilam: The Hopi History Project”


  1. 1 Phil K August 14, 2010 at 10:27 am

    Looking forward to hearing details of this on Beyond The Mesas or even an edited podcast would be great.

  2. 2 Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert August 14, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Phil, I think that it would be great if a podcast were available for me to post on Beyond the Mesas. I’ll check with the HCPO and see if they are planning on recording the session. I went to this presentation (or something very similar) at the Native American and Indigenous Studies conference in Tucson and I’ve been meaning to blog about it.


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Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert is enrolled with the Hopi Tribe from the village of Upper Moencopi in northeastern Arizona. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and a Dean's Fellow and Conrad Humanities Scholar in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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