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Take a virtual tour through the collections and explore our newest online addition —the Susan L. Q. Flaherty Collection, donated in memory of San Ildefonso potter Dora Tse Pe'.

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Our Work

We support leading-edge research and study in anthropology and related disciplines in order to foster a better understanding of humankind and the critical problems we face.


Our Collection

We steward one of the most important collections of Southwest Native American art and guide museums around the world on best practices in collaborating with source communities.


Our Community

We offer symposia, salons, classes and field trips that give you a unique opportunity to meet and learn from our scholars and artists. Find out how you can get involved with our diverse, dynamic community.

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Tiya Miles and Ned Blackhawk Remember Residencies and Impact on Each Other

Tiya Miles and Ned Blackhawk Remember Residencies and Impact on Each Other

So far, two SAR Resident Scholar Fellows have won the National Book Award: Tiya Miles in 2021 for her book All that She Carried: the Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake and Ned Blackhawk in 2023 for The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History. Recently, they took a moment from their very busy schedules to share a little about their residency experiences at SAR, how they impacted their lives, and also a few words about how they influenced each other.

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Tim A. Kohler, Global Pattern Thinking in Archaeology

Tim A. Kohler, Global Pattern Thinking in Archaeology

1986-87 Weatherhead Fellows, Timothy A. Kohler and Carla M. Sinopoli. Photo courtesy of the School for Advanced Research. In celebration of fifty years of resident scholars at SAR, we are publishing a series of posts about the program and scholars over the years....

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Weaving Worlds with Words – the Collaborative Life of Dennis and Barbara Tedlock

Weaving Worlds with Words – the Collaborative Life of Dennis and Barbara Tedlock

There’s one couple who essentially “book-end” the scholars in that group from 1973 and to the 2000s: Barbara and Dennis Tedlock. They were poet scholars. Both taught poetry in addition to anthropology. Both wrote their own poetry and participated in literary readings. Their mission was to “expand and alter the ways in which anthropologists conduct and communicate their work,” expressed in just that way in the preface to the first issue of the American Anthropologist, which they edited as a husband and wife team from 1994-1998.

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