Paul Reed's statement: “Places that are sacred to these communities, including Chaco Canyon, Bears Ears, and Chimney Rock National Monument, were all threatened by reckless oil and gas leasing proposals. ...This decision to pause leasing is a much-needed first step.”
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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.
‘Iihor Kwsnavk: Connecting and Collaborating in the Great Bend of the Gila
‘Iihor kwsnavk (pronounced Ee-hór quisnáh-vick) means “story of long ago” to the Kwatsáan. It is also a Piipaash place-name in the Great Bend of the Gila. This issue of Archaeology Southwest Magazine shares the story of how the Quechan (Kwatsáan) Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation and Archaeology Southwest are collaborating to help protect this fragile ancestral landscape.View Highlights
Hands-On Archaeology at Mission Garden
Join ancient technologies expert Allen Denoyer for our Hands-On Archaeology program at Mission Garden, Tucson’s birthplace. Explore our replica pithouse and learn about ancient technologies. On S...
Was Sells Red Pottery a Marker of Tohono O’odham Identity in Late Precont...
From our house to yours…The 14th season of Archaeology Café celebrates and shares Archaeology Southwest’s current Preservation Archaeology projects with you. Our staff members will bring you in o...