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CHECK BACK REGULARLY. As the pandemic subsides, allowing us to travel safely again, we will be adding more and new travel opportunities.


Meet Oaxaca in Southern California

May 20-22, 2022
Limited to 15 participants. Space still available.

With Zapotec textile artist Porfirio Gutierrez as our guide, we will visit the collection of Oaxacan textiles in the Huntington Museum, see the incredible murals of the Los Angeles Central Library’s historic rotunda, look at how migration and the socio-political environment shape identity and cultural traditions, sample the best of fresh Oaxacan menus, and we will learn about traditional weaving and natural dyes in Porfirio’s Ventura, California studio. You will even return home with a scarf you have dyed yourself in cochineal! $1500 ASM members, $1700 non members. Email to request itinerary and full details.


Four Corners Learning Expedition
September 24-October 1, 2022 (full, with a wait list)
September 23-30, 2023 (full, with a wait list)
September 21-28, 2024 (accepting registrations)

ASM Director Dr. Patrick D. Lyons and Associate Director Dr. James T. Watson are your personal guides through the Four Corners region. Learn what happened to the Ancestral Puebloans and how the ancient cultures of the Four Corners are related to the region’s extant Native peoples. Emphases are on ancient Puebloan peoples, ancient migration patterns, Hopi ancestors, and the modern-day Hopi. The places that will help bring these lessons to life include Wupatki National Monument, the Hopi Mesas, Navajo National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and Kinishba Ruins. $3000 ASM members, $3200 non members. Email to request itinerary and full details.



El Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico: Zapotec Rites & Rituals
October 28-November 5, 2022 (Full)
October 27-November 4, 2023 (Full. Wait listing)
Limited to 12 participants. Valid passport required.
$2800 ASM members, $3000 non members
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Payment and Refund Policy
   50% deposit due at time of reservation; balance due no later than 60 days prior to departure
   Refund if cancelation occurs 60 or more days prior to departure: full amount (note: credit card payments incur a 3% fee that cannot be refunded)
   Refund if cancelation occurs 30-59 days prior to departure: non-gift portion of payment only (note: credit card payments incur a 3% fee that cannot be refunded)
   No refund if cancelation occurs less than 30 days prior to departure 
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