Peter Nabokov (PH.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1988, Anthropology) is currently a professor in World Arts and Cultures and American Indian Studies at University of California, Los Angeles, teaching courses in comparative religion, American Indian historicity, cultural and symbolic geographies, and performance studies.  Peter has conducted field research into Crow Indian ritual societies, the ethno history of U.S. National Park and Indian relations, American Indian historical consciousness, caste-specific architectures in South India, and comparative religious geographies across North America. Most recently, he has done field research into the cultural history of riverine ecology in Tamil Nadu, and into how the pre-modern community of Acoma Pueblo in Northern New Mexico produced a post-modern family. 

 

Peter’s books include:

      Two Leggings: the Making of a Crow Warrior

      Native American Architecture (with Robert Easton)

      The Architecture of Acoma Pueblo

      A Forest of Time: American Indian Ways of History

      Where the Lightening Strikes: The Lives of American Indian Sacred Places

 

 

Robert Easton, a noted California architect, has taught design at the U.C.L.A. School of Architercture. He is co-editor and designer of the acclaimed books Shelter, Domebook, and Santa Barbara Architecture.

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