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has been named a finalist for the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Congratulations to editors Paul Reed and Gary Brown! Hear Paul speak about Aztec and Salmon at Archaeology Café on 4/7/20.
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.
Pecos Pueblo, a Place of Persistence
“Pecos Pueblo has never been forgotten. As the early rays of the morning sun reach the house tops at Jemez Pueblo, the people greet the sun with corn meal in hand, calling upon the spirits of our Pecos Ancestors that reside at Pecos Pueblo.” —From Chris Toya, Jemez PuebloView 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. ...
How Did People Make and Use Stone Tools?
Experience the ancient art of flintknapping. Join Allen Denoyer for his Hands-On Archaeology class, "How Did People Make and Use Stone Tools?" In each of these beginner classes, you will use ancient t...