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N. Scott Momaday, 1934–2024

Blog by Michael F. Brown, President, SAR Navarre Scott Momaday, the nation's most celebrated Native American writer, died at his home in Santa Fe on January 24. He was 89. Momaday, a member of the Kiowa Tribe, is remembered at SAR for his long service to this...

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2024: A Look Ahead

2024: A Look Ahead

New Year's festivities inevitably include reviews of the year that's winding down. For SAR's first blog post of 2024, I prefer to pivot toward the near future. Although some details have yet to fall into place, I’m pleased to identify highlights of our programming for...

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Grounded in Clay Reception at The Met, New York

Grounded in Clay Reception at The Met, New York

Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery Reception at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 10, 2023. All photos courtesy of The Met. Credit: Paula Lobo.New Mexico proud! Members of the Pueblo Pottery Collective and their families, as well as SAR staff and...

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SAR Produces Podcasts

SAR Produces Podcasts

The School for Advanced Research is now producing podcasts starting with stories from Grounded in Clay curators. The Grounded in Clay Podcast has launched on the PodBean platform. Episodes, which are free to stream or download, are available there and on Apple...

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Saluting Kindness in the World

Saluting Kindness in the World

About eighteen minutes outside of Gallup on the first day of SAR’s recent field trip to Canyon de Chelly, our luxury coach bus glided gracefully to the shoulder of Highway 264 and then proceeded to power down. None of the attempted ministrations could coax it back to life. The diagnosis of a faulty fuse didn’t come until later, but it was clear the vehicle was going nowhere.

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SAR Receives Major Grant from National Park Service for Initiatives to Repatriate  Cultural Items

SAR Receives Major Grant from National Park Service for Initiatives to Repatriate Cultural Items

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $88,799 from the National Park Service (NPS) for a project that will have the Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) collaborating with consultants from the Pueblo of Acoma and Pueblo of Tesuque to identify items in SAR’s Acoma and Tesuque Pueblo collections that are subject to compliance with the North American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). The two-year project will result in the return of the identified items to the source communities, and the culturally appropriate housing, handling, documentation, and access for the items that remain at the IARC.

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