Southwestern Archaeology Making The News – A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology.
– NMSU Archaeological Fieldwork Near Santa Teresa Pueblo After taking Bill Walker’s native ceramics anthropology class, New Mexico State University students should be able to recognize and identify a variety of pottery from the region. They should also be able to endure a bee sting or several. About 10 students spend one afternoon per week mapping, digging and excavating a site behind the Tyson Chicken factory in Santa Teresa. Through this course, students are exposed to a great deal of “Indiana Jones-type” moments, from digging in the dirt with archaeological tools to being chased away by swarms of bees.
– Living History at Tucson’s Presidio Park: Soldiers will march and cannons will roar this weekend in downtown Tucson. Living-history volunteers will re-create daily life at the Tucson Presidio (or El Presidio Real de San Agust