On Nov. 17, 2022, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján and Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez jointly reintroduced the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act.
Archaeology Southwest & The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks released a report on the threats posed to lands within and adjacent to US national parks.
Archaeology Southwest practices Preservation Archaeology, a holistic and conservation-based approach to exploring and protecting heritage places while honoring their diverse values. We compile archaeological information, make it accessible and understandable, share it with the public and decision-makers, advocate for landscape-scale protection, and steward heritage properties and conservation easements.
Revisiting Birds in the Southwest
Fifteen years have passed since we released one of our most popular issues, “Birds in the Southwest.” Since then, much has changed in avian archaeology in the United States Southwest and Mexican Northwest. In this issue, we offer readers a state-of-the-field view of bird research.
Public Archaeology in African American Communities
Join us on December 6, 2022, when William White (University of California Berkeley) will discuss “Public Archaeology in African American Communities.” How to register: Space is limited, so regis...
Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch
Visit with Archaeology Southwest’s ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, at Oro Valley’s 2nd Saturday Events at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools a...