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Archaeology Organizations Ask Interior Secretary to Support Bears Ears
Scientific resources, cultural heritage, and economic development are at stake. Image: R. E. Burrillo  more >>
For three decades, Archaeology Southwest has practiced a holistic, conservation-based approach to exploring the places of the past. We call this Preservation Archaeology. By exploring what makes a place special, sharing this knowledge in innovative ways, and enacting flexible site protection strategies, we foster meaningful connections to the past and respectfully safeguard its irreplaceable resources. more »

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Preservation Archaeology:
Hands-On Archaeology: How to Make Prismatic Blades, Featuring Greg Nunn
Blade Core with Elk Tine
Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (March 14, 2017)—I recently attended WinterCount, an outdoor traditional technology gathering near Gila Bend, AZ. More than 650 [...] more »

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    Archaeology Café (Tucson): When Social Networks Hurt
    April 4, 2017 5:30 pm

    Dr. Kacy Hollenback (SMU) joins us for our April café. She will discuss instances in which social networks led to increased vulnerability in certain disaster contexts (such as smallpox epidemics), instead of increasing resilience (as most people envision). This season’s theme is “Connections.” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the […]

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    Archaeology Café (Phoenix Metro): Discussing the Edge of Salado
    April 18, 2017 5:30 pm

    We round out our Phoenix café season with a presentation by Lewis Borck: “Discussing the Edge of Salado: Connections and Disconnections” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts. We have based Archaeology Café on the science pub or science cafe model […]

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