JRI To Launch Zoom Program

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join Jornada Research Institute. I hope you have been enjoying the periodic updates that I share with our membership and also our Newsletters. We are about to initiate on-line lectures through Zoom. We will be limited to a maxium of 100 participants. Therefore, we […]

“A Call to Archaeologists” Research Project

A post from Joan Price Joan Price, JRI Research Associate I have been looking for an archaeologist who went to the classroom of Elisa Martinez Barton, a native El Pasoan and art teacher now retired from Zach White school district in southwest El Paso. Mrs. Barton recalled an “archaeologist in a uniform around the middle 1990’s” who taught her students […]

Three Rivers Petroglyph Coloring Book

The Research Associates at JRI are incredibly creative in the ways in which they communicate their work. Margaret Berrier, who excels as a rock art researcher, has designed a wonderful coloring book for all ages for the Three Rivers Petroglyph site in southern New Mexico. The coloring book can be downloaded for free as a […]

Deni Seymour: New, Recent and Upcoming Research Publications

New 2-year project in El Paso, Las Cruces Area Ethnohistoric and Ethnographic Study of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro NHT Along U.S.- Mexican Border with UTEP History department and Chamizal National Memorial/National Park Service. She will be conducting video interviews with Natives and Native communities between Dona Ana and Fabens to develop information related […]


Dear Members, Supporters and Friends We have a few announcements to make regarding cancellation of upcoming events/activities and other planned activities and programs, as follows: Due primarily to the Corona virus, I am canceling all field excavations for this coming weekend, March 21 and 22. Although we would be outdoors, we would be somewhat confined […]

Upcoming Rock Art Presentation by Margaret Berrier

On Sunday, February 16th, Margaret Berrier will be giving a presentation entitled  Ceremonial Depictions of Bighorn Sheep Anthropomorphs. Her presentation will be at Casa De Suenos, 35 St Francis Dr. Her talk will begin at 6:30. The Jornada Mogollon region is known for its rich body of rock art. Researchers have suggested that elements such as […]