Porter Swentzell will conduct a presentation on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 here at the Poeh Cultural Center. Event is free of charge and open to the public.
The lecture will follow the 2018 Spring Exhibit Opening and Fashion Showcase with featured artists Claver Garcia of Ohkay Owingeh and David Naranjo of Santa Clara Pueblo.
Porter Swentzell is from Santa Clara Pueblo, where he grew up participating in traditional life in his community and developed an interest in language and cultural preservation. He is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous Liberal Studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. Porter holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations in History and Political Science from Western New Mexico University in Silver City and a BA in Integrated Studies with an Emphasis in Pueblo Indian Studies from Northern New Mexico College in Española. He is currently a PhD student at Arizona State University in the School of Social Transformation. Porter lives at Santa Clara Pueblo with his partner and three children.