Year-End 2015--Featured


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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:
A Refugee Story, A.D. 1275
Castle Rock Pueblo
Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (November 19, 2015)—I’m going to tell a story—as close to a true story as I can, but a story nonetheless. Seven hundred [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Archaeology Café (Tucson): Ancient Cultural Landscapes in Southeastern Utah and the Big Questions of Anthropology
    December 1, 2015 5:30 pm

    In 2015–2016, we feature presenters who will explain the “so what?” of their findings. Accordingly, we encourage audiences to consider not only the past, but also their own place in our human story. On December 1, 2015, Jonathan Till (Edge of the Cedars) will present “Ancient Cultural Landscapes in Southeastern Utah and the Big Questions […]

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    Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde: Cultural Landscapes At‐Risk
    December 5, 2015 2:00 pm

    A Conversation with Archaeologists, Native Americans, and Other Experts When: December 5, 2015, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Where: Hibben Center, Maxwell Museum, University of New Mexico, 450 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. Archaeology Southwest and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announce a public forum addressing ongoing efforts to protect the fragile Greater Chaco and Mesa Verde landscapes. A […]

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