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Snow geese fly while Sandhill Cranes forage at Sevilleta National Wildlife Reserve photo by Robin Cordero

Puebloan Agriculture and the Migratory Behavior of Birds

posted on: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 2:45pm

Puebloan Agriculture and its Impact on the Migratory Behavior of Birds

Robin Cordero
Project Director/Co-Principal Investigator
Office of Contract Archeology

Presented by Carla Sinopoli


Each winter, the Albuquerque Basin is visited by thousands of migratory birds—cranes, geese, and ducks—who winter in New Mexico... read more

Florence Hawley Ellis sitting on the walls of Sapawe - August 1959

Women's History Month! Florence Hawley Ellis

posted on: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 3:30pm

This month, the Maxwell is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting Florence Hawley Ellis.

Florence Hawley Ellis (b. 1906 – d. 1991) was born Cananea, Sonora, Mexico.  Ellis worked as both an ethnologist and archaeologist, receiving her Bachelors and Masters from the University of Arizona and her Ph.D. from the... read more

Mexican wolf in the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico

Intertwined: The Mexican Wolf, the People and the Land

posted on: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:15pm

The Maxwell Examines the Mexican Wolf by Kathaleen Roberts

For an overview of the most recently opened exhibition follow the link to the Albuquerque Journal article.

And a letter about the exhibit!

Subject: Wolf display

I just want to thank you and your staff for creating this exhibit.  After working on Mexican wolf... read more

Navajo Rug Auction get ready!

posted on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:45am

10th Annual Navajo rug auction, get ready!


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