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Taos Cultural Institute: July 14-17, 2016

Taos Cultural Institute

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2016 Courses

We Are Not Alone: Key Moments in American Foreign Policy
Whether designed to protect 13 struggling colonies perched on the Atlantic seaboard as part of a wide continent to the west or represented by the world's most powerful military on guard on every continent and in every ocean, American foreign relations and its history are in large part the history of our nation. Read more...

Spanish Connection: From Iberia to New Mexico
Did you know that the oldest city in the United States was founded by Spain in 1515? Or that the "$" symbol of our currency has a Spanish connection? Read more...

A Brave New World: the American Southwest
Native Americans arrived in the American Southwest more than 11,000 years ago; their descendants have resided here ever since. Over that time, they've successfully adapted to a challenging and changing world. Read more...

What's Next in the Middle East?
Gain a greater understanding of the underlying cultural, religious and political causes of conflict in the Middle East and the policy process that addresses them in this course by Robert W. Jordan, former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Read more...

Currying Flavors: Zesty Creole and Thai
Leap across continents in this exciting gastronomic journey from New Orleans to Bangkok with James Beard-recognized chef Chris Maher. Savor the uniqueness of two distinct cuisines – Creole – with French flair – and Thai. Read more...

Fore! Tee Time With the First Lady of Golf
Take a swing at improving your golf skills in the august company of Kathy Whitworth, the golf legend with the most wins in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), amidst the spectacular desert scenery of the Taos Country Club. Read more...