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2015
29
Mar

National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Grant to Digitize and Preserve Data from Salmon Pueblo

National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Grant to Digitize and Preserve Data from Salmon Pueblo Carrie Heitman, an assistant professor of archaeology at UNL, will lead the digitization of the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection that tells the story of the indigenous Chacoan cultur...
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2015
27
Mar

A Glorious Morning

By Kate Sarther Gann, Content Editor, Archaeology Southwest Magazine   My daughter proved herself apt at hunting (fake) small mammals with a throwing stick. My neighbor’s son, who attended with his archaeologically famous grandparents, mastered atlatl throwing. My mother and I shaped,...
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2015
25
Mar

Grant Award News: NEH Fuels SPARC

By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist   On March 23, we were thrilled to learn that the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection (SPARC) project would be funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The total project funding is $300,000. The project will preserve a...
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2015
22
Mar

Recent Work at Southern Arizona’s Guevavi Mission Featured at the Next Archaeology Café (Tucson)

Recent Work at Southern Arizona’s Guevavi Mission Featured at the Next Archaeology Café (Tucson) On April 7, 2015, Dr. Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman (University of Arizona) and J. Homer Thiel (Desert Archaeology, Inc.) will share the latest information from their excavations at Guevavi, an eighteenth-ce...
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2015
15
Mar

Coalition Sues to Stop Fracking in the San Juan Basin

Coalition Sues to Stop Fracking in the San Juan Basin A coalition of environmental groups filed suit in federal court on Wednesday to push back against Bureau of Land Management's permitting of hydraulic fracturing wells near Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The suit, which names the BLM and...
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2015
11
Mar

Cedar Mesa and Preservation Archaeology

Bill Doelle, President & CEO   My number of waking hours in Bluff, Utah, was just slightly more than the 16-hour round-trip drive from Tucson to attend the annual Celebrate Cedar Mesa Weekend. It was well worth the effort. As the program rolled out to some 300 attendees, I was thrilled t...
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2015
08
Mar

Can the Archaeology of Cedar Mesa Be Saved?

Ritual Racing on Perry Mesa Is the Topic of Archaeology Southwest's next Archaeology Café in Phoenix On March 17, 2015, Will Russell (Arizona State University) will discuss ritual racing and the Perry Mesa Tradition. We meet in the Aztec Room of Macayo’s Central, 4001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, ne...
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2015
04
Mar

Shoot, Grind, Chop, and Burn!

By Karen Schollmeyer and Allen Denoyer One of the most exciting components of Archaeology Southwest’s growing Hands-On Archaeology program is the inclusion of public activities specifically geared toward residents of southwest New Mexico’s Upper Gila area. This area is the focus of our Preserv...
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2015
01
Mar

March is Arizona Archaeology Month

Arizona Archaeology Expo - March 7, 2015, at Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park March is here—and so is Arizona Archaeology Month! This year, we kick off the month-long festivities with the Archaeology Expo on March 7 at the Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park in Yuma. Join us the fi...
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