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Preservation Archaeology:
Meeting with Senator Tom Udall at Chaco Canyon
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist June 30, 2015—As many of you know, I’ve been actively engaged in protecting the Greater Chaco Landscape for much of [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Making a Pendant
    Flintknapping, Pendant Making, and Ancient Tool Manufacture
    July 2, 2015 10:00 am

    On Thursday, July 2, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.. Allen Denoyer will present Flintknapping, Pendant Making, and Ancient Tool Manufacture. This free event is open to the public.

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    Barbara Mills
    Migration across Centuries
    July 6, 2015 6:00 pm

    Southwest Seminars presents Voices from the Past, a lecture series honoring and acknowledging the work of Archaeology Southwest. On July 6, 2015, Dr. Barbara J. Mills will present Migration Across Centuries: The Archaeology of Southwest Peoples’ Movement and Resettlement. Mills’s lecture is the first of six examining migration in the past, as revealed by the […]

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