Jornada Research Institute

Integrative Studies of the Greater American Southwest

Funding Needed for Radiocarbon Dates

Posted By on November 4, 2014

JRI is seeking donations to cover the costs of 3 or 4 radiocarbon samples recovered from great kiva. Your donations and support are greatly appreciated. Go to our “Members” page to find out how you can benefit from your donations. JRI offers a variety of individual and corporate memberships that include field trips, archaeological experiences, and publication discounts.

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Posted By on February 26, 2014

Mission Statement

Posted By on September 27, 2013


The Jornada Research Institute (JRI) has as its mission the study of the archaeological, ethnohistoric, historic and natural resources of the northern Chihuahuan Desert of Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas and adjacent regions. JRI is committed to the protection and preservation of these resources so that current future generations may benefit from their research and educational values. JRI is represented by researchers from broad backgrounds that allow the Institute to focus on multi-disciplinary approaches while sharing and engaging the public through a variety of educational and training opportunities.