Archaeology making the news – a service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
– Biography spotlights Mesa Verde enigma: First Lady Laura Bush said during her visit to Mesa Verde National Park last month that “visiting our (national) parks can be a life-changing experience,” and even though Gustaf Nordenskiold’s first visit to the ancient puebloan ruins in 1891 was in pre-park days, the experience undoubtedly changed the Swedish naturalist’s life, according to Judith and David Reynolds’ new biography.
http://tinyurl.com/kzx38 (Durango Herald)
– Meet the modern-day Fred Flintstone: Bruce Bradley started flint-knapping 37 years ago and is now just as skilled as the knappers of prehistoric times. He believes it teaches him much about early human societies that he would never otherwise learn.
– North Valley neighborhood earns historic designation: An Albuquerque neighborhood is the newest addition to the state’s historic districts. The 65-acre Los Alamos Addition was planned around five irrigation ditches in the North Valley and was platted in 1937. The last home was built in 1962. It is bounded by 2nd and 4th streets and Monta