Kurly Tlapoyawa

The Fight Against Pseudoarchaeology

Kurly Tlapoyawa is an archaeologist, ethnohistorian, and filmmaker. His research covers Mesoamerica, the American Southwest, and the historical connections between the two regions. He is the author of numerous books and has presented lectures at the University of New Mexico, Harvard University, Yale University, San Diego State University, and numerous others. He most recently released his documentary short film Guardians of the Purple Kingdom, and is a cultural consultant for Nickelodeon Animation Studios.