SOUTHWEST ARCHAEOLOGY TODAY for June 27, 2005
Archaeology making the news — a service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
-Digital Modeling of Ancient Puebloan Settlement Systems:
-Hopi Tribe to Fight Forest Service Decision on San Francisco Peaks Ski Area: Kykotsmovi, Ariz. Arizona Indian tribes struggling to preserve the sacredness of San Francisco Peaks spoke out against the latest U.S. Forest Service ruling, while the Hopi Tribe said it will take the matter to federal court.
-History and Colonization of the American West: Expanding into another territory, occupying that territory, and dealing harshly with people who resist occupation has been a persistent fact of American history from the first settlements to the present day. And this was often accompanied from very early on with a particular form of American exceptionalism: the idea that American expansion is divinely ordained.
-70th Aniversary of the Construction of the Conchas Dam (Tucumcari, NM): The 70th anniversary of the start of work on Conchas Dam will be celebrated at 10 a.m., July 29 at Conchas Lake.
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