April 30—May 5, 2014
The “Sky Island” mountain ranges of southeast Arizona, rich in
both human history and biological diversity, will be the focus
of this 5-day tour. Staying in Amerind’s elegant and historic
Fulton House in spectacular Texas Canyon, participants will set
out each day for active explorations accompanied by experts in
geology, archaeology, history, botany, the borderlands, and much
Price: $1200 per person, double occupancy, includes all meals &
gratuities, transportation, and fees.
A $200 non-refundable, tax deductible deposit will reserve a
space on the tour and is due at time of registration.
To reserve a place on this tour please contact Deni Mitchell at
520.586.3666 ext. 17 or email@example.com.
Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete, sisters and 5th
generation weavers, originally from Two Grey Hills, grew up
learning the traditional tapestry weaving of the area.
While instructing and demonstrating, these sisters share
personal stories and experiences, giving insights into the world
of Navajo weaving. At the end of the week you will go home with
a one of a kind 8.5” x 10.5” rug.
Price: Members: $1,000
Price includes meals, lodging (shared accommodations), the use
of a fully prepared loom, and tools. You will only need to
purchase your wool for weaving (available at the class for
$24-$35 depending on the number of colors you use.) An optional
class on warping is scheduled for Saturday, September 14 for an
A nonrefundable, tax-deductible $200 deposit is due upon
for further information or call 520-586-3666 to register.
AMERIND’S TEXAS CANYON 10K TRAIL RUN
APRIL 5, 2014 9:00
The Amerind Museum in partnership with
Bisbee Vogue Inc. present the inaugural Amerind’s Texas Canyon
10K Trail Run. Here’s your chance to intimately experience this
awe inspiring region that is normally closed to the public.
Texas canyon is marked by spectacular rock features, including
'balancing rocks', and trails crisscrossing through open fields
yucca, ocotillo, cactus of various
sorts and scattered trees that dot the terrain.
This beautiful and
historically significant canyon was sacred to the Native
American inhabitants and Cochise is said to have used this area
for his winter camps.
The 10K course features a variety of
trails, terrain, vegetation, and mind-numbing views. There will
be music and cheering
along the course to keep you
moving. Join us in this celebration of the region and Native
Your entry fee includes entrance to the Museum and to the Local
Foods Festival that follows the race.
The Start/Finish area is by the Amerind
Museum. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED!
The Amerind is located
located in Cochise County, one mile south of Interstate 10, an
hour east of Tucson, between Benson and Willcox. From the I-10
take exit #318, Dragoon Road, and head south until you see mile
marker 1 on the right and the Amerind entrance on the left.
Proceeds go to support the Amerind Foundation.
To register, go to
Youth (7 to 17 years old): $15.00 _______
T-shirts for this inaugural event will be available for purchase
on a first-come-first-served basis.