Archaeology Now - Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society presents Pachamama: The Andean Mother Goddess of Earth and Time
Archaeology Now, (the Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society), along with the Bolivian Consul General of Houston and the Institute of Hispanic Culture, will present “Pachamama: The Andean Mother Goddess of Earth and Time” as part of its DISCOVER Lecture Series.
Attendees will receive an extra glimpse into Bolivian culture as part of the program. A boat constructed entirely out of reed from Lake Titicaca in Bolivia, using thousand-year-old techniques, will be on display before it docks at HMNS as a permanent exhibit. The boat named “Yunta Wiñay,” which means friends forever in Quechua language, is a gift from the Bolivian Consulate in Houston. Following the presentation, dancer in indigenous costume will perform for the audience.
Rafael Pablo Antonio Canedo Daroca, Bolivian Ambassador will welcome attendees. Jo Burkholder, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Director of the Pachamama Project at the University of Wisconsin will lead the lecture.