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2014
30
Sep

Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century

Preparing to Serve Again: Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century Recent infusion of funding helps repair formerly derelict historical military installation and plan for 21st-century use (Tucson, Ariz.) September 30, 2014—Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Na...
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2014
28
Sep

Support Your Source for Preservation Archaeology News – Support Southwest Archaeology Today

Support Your Source for Preservation Archaeology News – Support Southwest Archaeology Today For the past nine years, Archaeology Southwest has had the privilege of sharing our weekly index of news in southwestern archaeology, anthropology, and historic preservation with a dedicated and growing aud...
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2014
26
Sep

Rooms of Our Own

Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist   As one of the newest Archaeology Southwest staff members, I still marvel at how peaceful, inviting, and singular our workplace is. I’ve been spending a lot of time in the Archaeology Southwest library lately, researching older excavations in ...
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2014
21
Sep

Agnese Haury Bequeaths Her Legacy to the University of Arizona

Agnese Haury Bequeaths Her Legacy to the University of Arizona The University of Arizona has received $50 million from the estate of philanthropist Agnese Nelms Haury. It will be used to fund scholarships and research on issues of the environment, social justice, and the Southwest. It will also e...
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2014
14
Sep

Tribal Development Rights Trump Historic Preservation in Palm Springs

Tribal Development Rights Trump Historic Preservation in Palm Springs Tribal rights bumped up against historic preservation in Palm Springs this week, when the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians started tearing down a 1959 spa and casino in a city that is passionate about midcentury modern archi...
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2014
12
Sep

Meltdown!

By Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert   On September 8, 2014, southern Arizona received heavy rains from a hurricane (Norbert) moving up along the Baja California of Mexico. Previous rains had caused some damage to our pilot pithouse experiment, but Mond...
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2014
11
Sep

Flooding Down in Arizona

By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist   For those of us living in central and southern Arizona, Monday was a record-breaking day of rain. Many parts of the Phoenix metro area received more than 3 to 5 inches within a 24-hour period. To put that in perspective, the Phoenix area typically...
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2014
07
Sep

NY Times Advocates for Land and Archaeological Conservation

NY Times Advocates for Land and Archaeological Conservation Fortunately, Mr. Obama has one other weapon with which to build a conservation legacy before he leaves office, and lately he has begun to use it. This is a wonderful statute known as the Antiquities Act, signed into law by Theodore Roosevel...
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