This presentation proposes a hi-tech, accessible, and "hands free" approach to interpretation of living culture and heritage at Tsankawi Prehistoric site, an independent unit of Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico. The goal of the interpretation program is to make information about the site accessible to a wider audience but also to build a bridge between the management responsibilities of the National Park Service and the living culture needs of Tsankawi’s ancestral community, San Ildefonso pueblo. (20 minutes)
This analysis looks at economics and alternative values at this unique UNESCO World Heritage site. As one of the world's first, and largest, Marine Protected Areas, PIPA is (well, perhaps was) primed not only to be a wellspring of scientific data but also a study of alternative values beyond purely economic.
I am endlessly intrigued by the possibilities of digital storytelling! This short film was completed in 2021 as an exercise in public history. The goal being to "find the micro in the macro" or, in other words, use the finer details to develop the bigger story. (7 minutes)
A broad analysis of values-based heritage management theory and practice, with suggested applications, in response to the international uprisings related to monuments and contested history.
This content can be found online but it is important to me because it was an incredible challenge to create over 150 biographies of people I do not know, in just a matter of weeks. It was more of an honor than a challenge though, as I got to know these incredibly talented artists and culture-bearers who work so hard to share their creations, and messages, with the rest of the world.
This cover story for the Santa Fe Reporter digs into New Mexico's roots as one of the oldest wine grape growing areas in the country. Much has changed as the state readies to celebrate its 400th anniversary of viticulture.