Archaeology making the news: a service of the Center for Desert Archaeology
– Archaeological Multimedia #1 (Tucson): The Center for Desert Archaeology is pleased to announce a new online exhibit to display research on the Clearwater Site, a multicomponent Early Agricultural Period site with evidence for maize agriculture and some of the earliest irrigation canals in North America. The exhibit includes excavation photography and a virtual reconstruction of a campsite dating to 2100 BC.
– Archaeological Multimedia #2 (Chaco Canyon): WYNC Public Radio presents an Audio interpretation of Pueblo stories and Chaco Canyon. In addition, links provide a summary of Brian Fagan’s ‘Chaco Canyon: Archaeologists Explore the Lives of an Ancient Society from Oxford Press.
– American Indian Program Aims to Preserve Navajo Language (Utah):
“The reason why we believe it’s very, very important to teach Navajo … is we want to keep the language,” she said. “So much of our culture is within the language.”
– The Past and the Present, CRM and Human Remains (Sacramento): Why the disturbance of the bones of prehistoric peoples lying beneath Sacramento streets is extremely troubling to American Indians.
– Tour Opportunity (Silver City & Mimbres Sites): Some spaces are still available Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Old Pueblo Mimbres Ruins, Rock Art, and Museums” fundraising tour, Saturday July 9-Tuesday July 12, 2005. For more information on the tour contact: Allen Dart, RPA, Executive Director, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
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