News from Archaeology Southwest

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Kate Sarther Gann
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(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2015
29
Nov

Native American Tribes Ask for Better Protection of Ancient Places on BLM Lands

Native American Tribes Ask for Better Protection of Ancient Places on BLM Lands A panel discussion Saturday at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center on the impacts of oil-and-gas to the land featured perspectives of prominent members of the Santa Ana and Acoma pueblos. Acoma Gov. Fred Vallo Sr. and...
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2015
22
Nov

William A. Longacre Jr. Passes

William A. Longacre Jr. Passes Professor Emeritus William Longacre passed away peacefully in Tucson, AZ, on November 18 after a short illness. Dr. Longacre will be interred in the family plot in Houghton, MI in the spring. Funeral arrangements are pending. The School of Anthropology will host a cele...
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2015
19
Nov

A Refugee Story, A.D. 1275

Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (November 19, 2015)—I’m going to tell a story—as close to a true story as I can, but a story nonetheless. Seven hundred and forty years ago, groups of people fled their homes, seeking escape from political turmoil and economic hardships. A ...
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2015
15
Nov

Forest Service Finalizes Plans for Chimney Rock

Forest Service Finalizes Plans for Chimney Rock  Forest Service officials have released the details of a long-term management plan for the Chimney Rock archaeological site, three years after President Barack Obama proclaimed the area a national monument. Part of the national monument designation r...
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2015
13
Nov

Public Forum to Promote Preservation of the Greater Chaco and Mesa Verde Landscapes

Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (November 13, 2015)—Today, I want to send a fairly short message via blog to our supporters and members. Archaeology Southwest and Crow Canyon are pleased to announce a public forum to promote protection of the Greater Chaco and Mesa Verde Landscapes. The...
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2015
08
Nov

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde Vultures carve lazy circles in the sky as a stream of tourists marches down a walkway into Colorado's Spruce Canyon. Watching their steps, the visitors file along a series of switchbacks leading to one of the more impro...
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2015
06
Nov

Let the Mystery Vanish

Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator mystery — noun mys·tery ˈmis-t(ə-)rē 2 a: something not understood or beyond understanding: enigma vanish — verb van·ish ˈva-nish 1 a: to pass quickly from sight: disappear; b: to pass completely from existence “The greatest vanishing act ...
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2015
01
Nov

Salt Lake Tribune Argues for Restoration of Federal Conservation Funding

Salt Lake Tribune Argues for Restoration of Federal Conservation Funding The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) was established in 1965 to invest in our nation's land, water and wildlife heritage. For 50 years, the LWCF has helped support our parks and historic sites; conserved our forests, riv...
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