Archaeology making the news – a service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
– Rewilding North America: A retired University of Arizona professor says he sees the reintroduction of large animals into North America — an idea he and others promoted in a recent paper published in a scientific journal — as an ethical responsibility.
– Chino: Subdivision would ‘desecrate’ Apache history: Developing a large subdivision with apartments, townhouses and single-family homes around historic Fort Stanton would desecrate the history of the Mescalero Apache traditional homelands and harm an important landmark, says Mescalero President Mark Chino.
– The Arizona Archaeological Council fall 2005 conference Safford Symposium: Recent Research on the Prehistoric Archaeology of the Safford Basin, will be held on the campus of Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, AZ on October 28 to 30. Our co-sponsors for this effort are the Center for Desert Archaeology and Carter-Burgess. For more information please contact Dave Purcell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sarah Herr (email@example.com), or visit our website http://www.arizonaarchaeologicalcouncil.org.
– The next issue of Kiva (71-1 [Fall 2005]) will contain the following articles:
Obsidian Procurement among the Jumanos Pueblos, New Mexico, A.D. 1300-1670s by William M. Graves; Geomorphology, Geology, and Hydrology of the Standing Rock Great House Community by Stephen D. Janes; A Potter’s Assemblage from Tla Kii Pueblo, Arizona, by Sarah Herr and Susan Stinson; The Development of Corrugated Pottery in Southwestern Colorado by Christopher Pierce; Corrugated Ceramics and Migration in the Pueblo III to Pueblo IV Transition, Silver Creek, Arizona by Anna A. Neuzil; Book review of Ancient Puebloan Southwest by John Kantner, reviewed by Paul Reed. For subscription information, please contact Robby Heckman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Navajo Help Save Unique Sheep From Extinction: Navajo shepherds and a veterinary scientist teamed up to help a rare breed of desert sheep stage a comeback more than a century in the making.
– Teec Nos Pos Master Weaver at Anasazi Heritage Center: Roy Kady, a fourth-generation Navajo (or Din