History Live Durango — Ancient Life Ways Technology Workshop: Yucca Cordage Manufacturing with Mary Weahkee

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The Southwest Colorado Humanities Roundtable has coordinated a month of history, anthropological, and archaeological events in La Plata County this September.

Presented by the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum
Contact: Raelynn Torres, ratorres@southernute-nsn.gov, 970.563.2998

Join us for this workshop led by Mary Weahkee, Assistant Archaeologist at the New Mexico Office of Archaeological Studies. Ms. Weahkee, a member of both Santa Clara Pueblo and the Comanche Nation, is recognized for her research and practice of ancient technologies. She will demonstrate the making of yucca cordage and how it was used to create other useful items such as sandals and textiles. While she demonstrates, Ms. Weahkee will discuss her work, share her knowledge, and answer questions.


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