Archaeology Making the News – A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
– Eagle Mountain petroglyph project (Utah):
http://tinyurl.com/m2bkw (Deseret News)
http://tinyurl.com/ojar7 (ABC 4 News)
– 3D rock carvings recorded with simple equipment: A projector, digital camera and laptop provide a cheaper way to document prehistoric artwork before it is eroded
http://tinyurl.com/njyhr (New Scientist)
– Canyon de Chelly, with a Navajo guide: You can’t drive around on your own in this canyon, or hike where you please. And you should ask permission before taking pictures of the Navajo Indians who still live and farm here. But these rules are worth observing in order to spend a few hours in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, which occupies a unique place in the heritage of American Indians.
http://tinyurl.com/s77lo (Yahoo! News)
– Judges Wince At Snowbowl’s ‘Brown Snow’: Members of several Arizona Indian tribes told federal judges in San Francisco that Arizona Snowbowl’s use of snowmaking equipment desecrated the land and insulted their ancestors. The judges, however, seemed more concerned by what the snow would be made of – reclaimed water.Lawyers for the Hopi, Navajo, and Apache tribe argued in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday that Snowbowl’s plans to cut new runs and expand its snowmaking capabilities sullied their religious beliefs and should be blocked.
– Crow Canyon featured on KUSA 9news, Colorado and Company’s Explore Colorado segment on Friday, September 15. Video feed available.
– ORACLE’S EARLY DAYS: Our Town’s History and Literature: A course led by Evaline Auerbach, Ph.D., a founding member and twice president of the Oracle Historical Society (Oracle, Arizona) and a teacher for more than 20 years. Dates: Sept. 21, Oct. 5, Oct. 19, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 plus one field trip on Sat., Oct. 14., 6-8 p.m., Acadia Ranch Museum. $75 per student — OR $10 for volunteer museum docents. Enrollment deadline: Thurs. Oct. 5th before 5 p.m. (class attendance that day required. TO REGISTER, call Priscilla Barton at 520-357-2817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, contact Evaline Auerbach at 520-896-9037 or email email@example.com.
– Lecture Program (Tucson) – Thursday, September 21, 2006: “The Cerro de Moctezuma Project: From a Mule to Unknown Architecture” by archaeologist Todd Pitezel. Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s monthly “Third Thursdays” lecture programs are held on the third Thursday of each month starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Old Pueblo auditorium, 5100 W. Ina Road Bldg. 8, in the Marana Town Limits, Arizona. Each program is free with no advance reservations required. Contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.