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The Edge of Salado
Preservation Fellow Lewis Borck and volunteers are exploring the limits of Salado ideology in the southern Southwest. Photo by Kathy Turney. 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:
Archaeological Documentation on a Slippery Slope, Part 1
Paul at Walnut Canyon
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins   Recently, I was fortunate to assist my colleague Doug Gann with a project at [...] more »

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    Adriel Heisey
    From Above at the Arizona State Museum
    February 8, 2014 10:00 am

    Adriel Heisey’s stunning large-format aerial images of the Southwest’s cultural landscapes will be on exhibit at the Arizona State Museum from February 8 through September 20, 2014.  Archaeology Southwest has been honored to partner with Mr. Heisey on this outstanding traveling exhibit, which invites viewers to consider anew the wonder and fragility of the region’s storied […]

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    Lewis Borck
    Archaeology Café (Tucson): Livin' on the Edge (of Salado)
    May 6, 2014 6:00 pm

    Archaeology Southwest Preservation Fellow Lewis Borck provides an update on his ‘Edge of Salado” research project, which examines life, community, and resistance on the frontier of an expansive ideology.

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