Akimel O’Odham Perspectives on Pueblo Grande in the Past and Present

Pueblo Grande

Event description

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Family friendly
  • Open to the public

Barnaby Lewis, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer with the Gila River Indian Community, will discuss Akimel O’Odham perspectives on the past and present of the homeland of the O’Odham (Pima) and PiiPaash/Pee Posh (Maricopa) people and their ancestors (central Arizona), with a special focus on Pueblo Grande. Following his presentation, tours of the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park will be provided by members of the tribal historic preservation offices of the Gila River and Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Communities, employees of the City of Phoenix Office of Archaeology and professional cultural resource specialists.

Date: Friday, Jan. 20, 2023
Time: Talk–1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m., Tours - 2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Location: Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Community Room | 4619 E Washington St, Phoenix.

This event is sponsored by: Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum; Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Tribal Historic Preservation Office; Gila River Indian Community, Tribal Historic Preservation Office; City of Phoenix, Office of Archaeology & Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park; Arizona State University, School of Human Evolution and Social Change and the Center for Archaeology and Society. 

This event is made possible through the financial support of Arizona Humanities. 

Event contact

Megan Martin

Friday, January 20, 2023

Talk: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Tour: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

1:30 pm3:30 pm (MST)


Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, Community Room