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Meet the Elders/Teachers

Name : Gilbert Naseyowma
From : Munqapi, Az.
Clan : Taawawungwa, Sun Clan

Favorites: Running, Ranching, Range Management and Cultural Resource Advisory Task Team Member
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office

EJ

Name : EJ Satala
From : Sitsoomovi
Clan : Butterfly - Poovolngyam

Favorites: Entertainer, Planting & Music
Cultural Resource Advisory Task Team Member
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office

harlan Name : Harlan Nakala
From : Walpi
Clan : Lenwungwa, Flute Clan

Cultural Resource Advisory Task Team Member
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office
Ruby C.

Name : Ruby Chimerica
From : Bacavi
Clan : Sand and Snake Clan

Favorites: Basketry

Doris H.

Name : Doris Honanie
From : Lower Munqapi, Az.
Clan : Taawawungwa, Sun Clan

Graduated from: Northern Arizona University, B.S. and Masters Degree in Elementary Education. I am currently teaching at Moencopi Day School--I'm a Reading Specialist and also Native Culture teacher. I am also a Hopi language teacher. I teach elementary grades K-6th. I have been with Hopi Footprints since it began!

jeannette

Name : Jeannette Honanie
From : Tuba City, Az.
Clan : Maaswungwa

Favorites : time w/family,fishing, camping and reading.

Anita Koruh Name : Anita Koruh
From : Bacavi
Clan : Sand and Snake Clan
marvin

Name : Marvin Lalo
From : Walpi
Clan : Tobacco/Rabbit

Micah Lomaomvaya

Name : Micah Lomaomvaya
From : Songoopavi, Az.
Clan : Bear Clan

Email: HopiAnthro@gmail.com

Special Interests: Archaeology, Ethnohistory, Cultural Preservation

Joel Nicholas

Name : Joel Nicholas
From : Songoopavi
Clan : Bearstrap/Spider

Attending: Pima Community College
Majoring: Archaeology
Email: joelnicholas@hotmail.com

Anita Poleahla

Name : Anita Poleahla
From : Sitsomovi (Sichomovi)
Clan : Mustard
Teacher at Hopi High School

Email:apoleahla@aol.com

Special Interests:
MesaMedia,Inc.


NAU Anthropology Department

Gumerman Name : "Wolf" - George J, Gumerman IV website
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Principal Investigator
Professor, Anthropology
Director of NAU's Honors Program
Special Interests: Archaeology, Complex Societies
Phone: 928.523.3498
Email: George.Gumerman@nau.edu
Natasa G

Name : Natasa Garic
"Footprints of the Ancestors"
Program Coordinator for project until Fall 2008
Special Interests: Visual and Media Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology

Current Occupation: at University of California pursuing her PhD in San Diego
Email: ngaric@dss.ucsd.edu

Geri Hongeva Name : Geri Hongeva
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Multimedia Specialist
Clan : Yeii Dine Tachiinii (Navajo)
Special Interests: Visual Communication, Computer Imaging, Photography, Videography
Phone : 928.523.6520
Email : geri.hongeva@nau.edu
Joelle Clark Name : Joelle Clark website
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Program Coordinator and Education Specialist
Professional Development Coordinator

Special Interests: archaeology education, indigenous cultures and education, curriculum development and evaluation, and enjoying family and friends in beautiful places
Phone: 928.523.8797
Email: Joelle.Clark@nau.edu

miguel vasquez Name : Miguel Vasquez website
Professor
Special Interests: Cultural Anthropology, Indigenous Agriculture and Cultural Ecology
Phone: 928.523.9506
Email: Miguel.Vasquez@nau.edu
Mike Yeatts Name : Mike Yeatts
Adjunct Professor; Archaeologist,
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office
Special Interests: Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management; Hopi
Phone: 928.523.6573
Email : Michael.Yeatts@nau.edu
kelley hays-gilpin Name : Kelley A. Hays-Gilpin website
Associate Professor
Special Interests: Archaeology, Ceramics and Visual Arts Agriculture and Cultural Ecology
Phone: 928.523.6564
Email: Kelley.Hays-Gilpin@nau.edu
Chris Downum Name : Chris Downum website
Professor
Special Interests: Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management
Phone: 928.523.6275
Email: Chris.Downum@nau.edu
stephen A.

Name : Stephen Anderson
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Graduate Assistant and
River Guide for San Juan Venue 2007

Current Occupation: Archaeology Project Manager
Special Interests: River Corridor Archaeoogy, Ancestral Puebloans, and Cultural Resource Management

Email: Sanderson@Centennialarch.com

lori

Name : Lori Sloat
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Graduate Assistant from
8/07 - 12/08

Current Occupation: Arizona State Legislative Intern,
Senate Research
Special Interests: Archaeology, Rock-art

Email: lcs65@nau.edu

Jared S.

Name : Jared Schultz
"Footprints of the Ancestors" Graduate Assistant

Current Occupation: MA anthropology candidate
Special Interests: Special interests are visual anthropology, cultural anthropology, creative non-fiction, music, nature.

Email: jss244@nau.edu

Contact Us

NAU Anthropology,
Footprints of the Ancestors

PO Box 15200
Building 52/Room131
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

Phone: 928-523-8797
Fax: (928) 523-9135

joelle.clark@nau.edu

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