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In the Footsteps of Tucson’s Early Farmers
Looking at the various tracks of footprints, it is easy to imagine the ancient farmers running into their fields to open and close the irrigation canals that watered their fields of maize, some 3,000 years ago. 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:
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Alexandra Norwood's Poster
Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (January 26, 2016)—Two weeks ago, many of us here in Tucson enjoyed attending the 15th Biennial Southwest Symposium. It’s primarily a [...] more »

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    Archaeology Café (Phoenix): From Data to Digital Humanities Content
    February 16, 2016 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 February 16, 2016, Douglas Gann (Archaeology Southwest) will present “From Data to Digital Humanities Content.” From Doug: For my presentation at […]

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    Archaeology Café (Tucson): Fire, Climate, and Society—Past, Present, and Future
    March 1, 2016 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 March 1, 2016, Christopher Roos (Southern Methodist University) will present “Fire, Climate, and Society—Past, Present, and Future.” From Chris: In the […]

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