News for Thursday, May 12, 2016

Announcing the 2017 Linda S. Cordell Prize Winner

Scott G. OrtmanScott G. Ortman

Photo courtesy of Scott G. Ortman.

Scott G. Ortman

Photo courtesy of Scott G. Ortman.

Dr. Scott G. Ortman has been awarded the 2017 Linda S. Cordell Prize for his book, Winds from the North: Tewa Origins and Historical Archaeology. Drawing together research from archaeology, linguistics, cognitive psychology, physical anthropology, ethnology, and Pueblo traditional histories Ortman’s book addresses a long-standing question in Southwestern archaeology: what happened to the 13th-century inhabitants of the Mesa Verde region?

The School for Advanced Research will hold a reception during the 2017 SAA conference to present Dr. Ortman with a $5,000 check and commemorative plaque.

Congratulations, Dr. Ortman!

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