Archaeology Making the News – A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology
– Southwest Seminars April 30 Lecture is on Gallina Archaeology (Santa Fe): Michael Bremer, an archaeologist with the U.S. Forest Service will present The Past and the Future of Gallina Archaeology. Lecture held as a benefit for the Archaeological Conservancy.. The talk will be held Monday, April 30 at 6 pm, at the Hotel Santa Fe, 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
http://www.cdarc.org/page/4n1s – Southwest Seminars
– Four Corners Indian Art Market (Blanding, UT): 2007 Four Corners Indian Art Market, Celebrate the Tradition! May 5-6, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Buy fine art directly from the artist! Two days of music, food, dance, demonstrations, fine Native art. All Native American showcase of the best of contemporary and traditional Native art. Art competition, fifty artist/vendors representing Hopi, Navajo, Ute Mountain Ute, Santo Domingo Pueblo, Laguna, San Filipe, Zuni, Santa Ana, and Acoma Pueblos. Contemporary entertainers include James Bilagody (Navajo folk/rock synthesis), Eagle Nation (alternative rock band), and Qua Hola Hopi drum group. Traditional dancers and musicians include, Aldean Ketchum (flute master), Desert Mountain Navajo Dancers, Hopi Dancers, Hoop Dancer, Aztec Dancers. Demonstrations all weekend: Hopi basketry, piki bread, traditional coiled pottery, Navajo basketry, Ute basketry, Ute beadwork, Navajo weaving and spinning. Free and open to all. Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum. 660 West 400 North, Blanding, Utah
– Volunteers Needed for Anasazi Heritage Center: The Anasazi Heritage Center is looking for motivated people to provide visitor information and help maintain the museum’s grounds. Volunteers serving as Front Desk Hosts orient visitors to exhibits, the ? mile trail to Escalante Pueblo, and give information about Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Maintenance volunteers help with various tasks outside including weed management, watering, and other duties associated with maintaining the property. Volunteers usually work one 4 hour shift a week either in the morning or afternoon. Benefits include attending field trips, meeting new people, attending special programs, events, and workshops. If you are interested or would like to learn more please
contact Victoria Atkins at 970-882-5610.
http://www.cdarc.org/sat/ahv_volunteers.doc – Ms Word Document
– 2007 Pecos Conference Registration Forms Now Online: -posted by Brian Kenny. Please spread the word. Let everyone know they should register & pay before the deadline (July 1, 2007).
– Silver City Residents Win Historic Preservation Award: Silver City residents have been rewarded for their hard work on an archaeological dig at the schoolhouse site with a historic preservation award. The Nevada Historic Preservation awards announced Tuesday included Ron Reno and the town of Silver City, for the dedicated retrieval of thousands of artifacts associated with the remains of the historic schoolhouse.
– Employment Opportunity: Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Osage Nation: A Bachelors level degree, graduate degree preferred, in Archaeology, Anthropology or closely related field. Must demonstrate capabilities in project design, research, development, management, and administration. Archeological, Anthropological, and Historical research skills must include research design, analysis and reporting, and data collection experience. Demonstrated oral communication skills; technical writing abilities and computer skills. Must possess ability to lead and participate in high-level negotiating teams necessary for the completion of intergovernmental agreements, cultural resource plans, and related consultation protocols. Ability to interact professionally with peers, and work effectively with elected officials. Must be able to manage data and utilize confidential cultural resources information.