Social Events

Sunday, 13 October 2019: Opening Reception at the Lodge Resort and Spa Hotel.  Special session  Ma’ii Chee, Haashch’ eshzhini and the Yadilhil – Grandfather Coyote, Black Spirit and the Navajo Universe”  with Native American storyteller, Mr. Alex Mares.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019: Evening viewing party at Apache Point Observatory, Sunspot, New Mexico.  The eyepiece will be installed on the ARC 3.5m telescope for our participants to view through.  We will shuttle people in groups of 15 people at a time for this event.  More details will be giving on Monday, October 14th.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019: Excursion Day -The Natural wonders of Southeastern NM
Valley of Fires, Carrizozo, New Mexico  (Afternoon Group 1)
Three Rivers Petroglyphs, Tularosa, New Mexico (Afternoon Group 2)
We will reconvene the groups for light snacks and our special sunset tour at White Sands National Monument, Alamogordo, New Mexico.
A buffet dinner will be provided at Casa de Sueños (New Mexican cuisine) after the White Sands sunset tour.

Thursday, 17 October 2019: Conference Dinner at the Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico.  Special guest Mr. Randy Granger, Native American musician and storyteller.