Archaeology Making the News: A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology
– Funding Extended on Alameda Plaza Cemetery Excavations (Albuquerque): The county called in the University of New Mexico to excavate. Two years later, with a new influx of funding, the excavation under Hacienda Drive is nearly complete – and the secrets those people took with them could be shared with modern Albuquerque, said Richard Chapman, director of contract archaeology at UNM.
http://tinyurl.com/76eq9 – The Albuquerque Tribune
– Hopi Foundation Honored by Ford Foundation: While preserving its villages and promoting solar energy and a torture-free world, the Hopi Foundation, one of the first
independent foundations in Indian country, is being honored for survival and self-determination.
– Public Lecture on Tucson Archaeology: Archaeological Sites of the Rincon Foothills – Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second St. Archaeologist Sue Wells from the National Park Service’s Western Archaeological Conservation Center talks about identifying and cataloging prehistoric American Indian sites in the Rincon Mountains. 7-8 p.m. Oct. 19. $6; $5 members, $3 students with ID. 628-5774
– Navajo Fair Continues at Tuba City: As many as 50,000 people gather to feast on gourmet Native American foods and renew ancestral ties once a year on a red sandstone slab below pale blue skies. The 37th-annual To’Nanees’Dizi Din