Free Lecture - The Earliest Apache in ArizonaFree Lecture - The Earliest Apache in ArizonaParks and Recreation<div class="ExternalClass94FDAE66ADA54A53AAE2EFE3CF186FA2"><p>How did the Apache impact late prehistoric peoples? Join Dr. Deni Seymour to find the answers in her presentation The Earliest Apache in Arizona: Evidence of Arguments on March 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix. </p><p>Research provides evidence of ancestral Apaches in the southern Southwest as early as A.D. 1300. Evidence comes from chronometric dates obtained from storage features (covered with grass or leaves), on Apache pottery, and from roasting pits, all in direct association with other types of Apache material culture. A continuous sequence of use from the A.D. 1300s through the late 1700s provides new insights into a western route into this region and the presence of the earliest ancestral Apache three centuries earlier than previously thought, even in areas where Coronado did not see them.</p><p>Dr. Seymour is an internationally recognized authority on protohistoric, Native American, and Spanish colonial archaeology and ethno-history. For 30 years, she has studied the Apache, Sobaipuri O'odham, and lesser-known mobile groups. She has excavated Spanish presidios, numerous Kino-period missions, and several indigenous sites. She works with indigenous groups, tackles the Coronado and Niza expeditions, and is reworking the history of the pre-Spanish and colonial period of the Southwest.<br><br>This lecture is free and open to the public, provided through the support of Arizona Humanities. Visit <a href="/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grande">pueblogrande.com</a> for more information on this and other upcoming programs and events at Pueblo Grande Museum. </p></div>3/8/2018 1:30:00 AM3/8/2018 3:00:00 AMPueblo Grande Museum602-495-0901Pueblo Grande Museum - 4619 E Washington St How did the Apache impact late prehistoric peoples? Join Dr. Deni Seymour to find the answers in her presentation The Earliest Apache in Arizona Evidence of Arguments on March 7, 2018 at 630 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix. Research provides evidence of ancestral Apaches in the southern Southwest as early as A.D. 1300. Evidence comes from chronometric dates obtained from storage features (covered with grass or leaves), on Apache pottery, and from roasting pits, all in direct association with other types of Apache material culture. A continuous sequence of use from the A.D. 1300s through the late 1700s provides new insights into a western route into this region and the presence of the earliest ancestral Apache three centuries earlier than previously thought, even in areas where Coronado did not see them. Dr. Seymour is an internationally recognized authority on protohistoric, Native American, and Spanish colonial archaeology and ethno-history. For 30 years, she has studied the Apache, Sobaipuri O'odham, and lesser-known mobile groups. She has excavated Spanish presidios, numerous Kino-period missions, and several indigenous sites. She works with indigenous groups, tackles the Coronado and Niza expeditions, and is reworking the history of the pre-Spanish and colonial period of the Southwest. This lecture is free and open to the public, provided through the support of Arizona Humanities. Visit pueblogrande.com for more information on this and other upcoming programs and events at Pueblo Grande Museum.