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Prestigious NEH Award
The $175,000 grant will help fund The Lower Gila River Ethnographic and Archaeological Project, an interdisciplinary humanities program directed by Preservation Archaeologist Aaron Wright. Image: Elias Butler. 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:
Goings-On at the Pitchfork Ranch
A.T. Cole
Our most recent issue of Archaeology Southwest Magazine featured discussions of a number of archaeological sites preserved by private landowners in southwest New Mexico, as [...] more »

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Upcoming Events

    Karen Gives Site Tours
    Gila River Festival
    September 24, 2017 8:00 am

    Karen Schollmeyer and Allen Denoyer will be giving a tour of the Gila River Farm site and doing some experimental archaeology demos during the Gila River Festival on Sunday, September 24, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Visit the Festival’s website here for more information on the many other events, activities, speakers, and field trips offered September […]

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    Archaeology Cafe (Tucson): Early Agriculture in the Tucson Basin
    October 3, 2017 5:30 pm

    Join us at our new location, Loft Cinema, for a discussion with archaeologist Jim Vint. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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