Archaeology Making the News – A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology
– National Park Service Archaeological Prospection Workshop Scheduled for 2007:The National Park Service’s 2007 workshop on archaeological Prospection techniques entitled Current Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-Destructive Investigations in the 21st Century will be held May 14-18, 2007, at the HAMMER Training Center, Richland, Washington. Lodging will be at the Guest House, Richland, Washington. This will be the seventeenth year of the workshop dedicated to the use of geophysical, aerial photography, and other remote sensing methods as they apply to the identification, evaluation, conservation, and protection of archaeological resources across this Nation. The workshop this year will focus on the theory of operation, methodology, processing, interpretation, and on-hands use of the equipment in the field. There is a tuition charge of $475.00. Application forms are available on the Midwest Archeological Center’s web page. For further information, please contact Steven L. DeVore, Archeologist, National Park Service, Midwest Archeological Center, Federal Building, Room 474, 100 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-3873: tel: (402) 437-5392, ext. 141; fax: (402) 437-5098; email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Weaving Cultural Understanding: For most of her life, Mary Elder has straddled two cultures and has woven a life as distinct as the Navajo blankets that adorn her home.
http://tinyurl.com/ykv8sx – Arizona Republic
– Two Tribes Merge in Texas: Apache Pass has seen a lot of history, and a lot of Native American history, but not much of it occurred within the last 200 years. That changed Saturday. Two small Indian tribes, the Four Winds Apaches and Texas Lumbees, officially merged during a day-long pow-wow (Native American gathering) which featured an afternoon ceremony just a few paces from the place where Apaches once forded the scenic San Gabriel River.
– Lecture on Arizona’s First Mission (Sierra Vista): Wednesday, December 6, Cochise College, Sierra Vista Campus, Room 313, 12:10. Archaeological investigations at Arizona’s first mission – Dr. Deni Seymour For the past several years, Dr. Seymour has led the archaeological investigation of the site she has suggested is San Cayetano del Tumacacori, the native Sobaipuri-O’odham village where the first Kino-era mission was located. Learn about the results of her work and its implications for the history of the region.
– Old Pueblo Archaeology Center Fundraising Tour from Tucson: Bountiful Bisbee – with Overnight at the Historic School House Inn B&B. Saturday, February 10 – Sunday, February 11, 2007. Visits to Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum, Copper Queen Hotel, Bisbee Restoration Association Museum, historic homes and buildings, the shops and galleries of Main Street, and the underground Queen Mine. Dinner Saturday at Cafe Roka. Tour fee includes a donation to Old Pueblo Archaeology, transportation by van, lodging with breakfast, and all entrance fees. $199 per person double occupancy; $299 per person single occupancy. $25 discount for members. Call 520-798-1201, e-mail to email@example.com, or see