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2017
26
Jul

More Mud!

Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (July 26, 2017)—By the end of last year’s field school, we had started two walls, and one was up to about six layers high. We mixed the mud with our hands in basin-shaped pits and placed it onto the wall in blobs. Then we...
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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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2014
11
Jul

All Us and No Them

Will Russell, Field Supervisor In less than a week, we’ll all be home. Our other homes. The ones before we made this one. We finished backfilling yesterday and were blessed with cloud cover, making the heat and dust bearable. In the distance, over the Black Range, we could see rays of sunlight pi...
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2011
21
Sep

New Video Traverses the Great Bend of the Gila

This Archaeology Southwest video takes you on a spectacular journey to the Gila Bend region of southern Arizona, where you will experience the richness and fragility of this abiding cultural crossroads.
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2011
31
Aug

Follow the Center's Upper Gila Research

Team members Jeff Clark, Deb Huntley, Rob Jones, and Katherine Dungan share their Upper Gila research as it unfolds. New posts appear each Thursday.
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2011
28
Jul

Preservation along the Great Bend of the Gila

The Center for Desert Archaeology has joined with a broad array of regional partners in support of the Sonoran Desert Heritage Campaign, which seeks to preserve significant landscapes in western Maricopa County.
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2011
30
Jun

Help Us Protect the Places of Our Shared Past

You can help the Center protect sites in the Mimbres Valley and across the Southwest. We need to raise $30,000 by July 31st to keep our Site Protection program running at full strength. more…
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2011
21
Jun

Introducing Kathleen Bader

Please join us in welcoming Membership Assistant Kathleen Bader to the Center family. Kathleen came aboard in May 2011. Kathleen brings several years of experience with nonprofit institutions and membership programs. An accomplished musician and composer, she moved to Tucson after falling in love w...
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2011
10
Jun

New Videos - Center Archaeologists on Work in Mule Creek, New Mexico

Deborah Huntley, Rob Jones, and Katherine Dungan share their research questions and their perspectives on working in the Upper Gila River region of west-central New Mexico in these new Center-produced video segments.
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2011
26
May

NEW CENTER BLOG - PRESENTING MULE CREEK UNDERGROUND

Follow along with Center Preservation Fellow Robert Jones and the staff and students of the Center for Desert Archaeology and University of Arizona School of Anthropology's Preservation Archaeology Field School as they conduct a fourth season of fieldwork in the Mule Creek region of western New Mexi...
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2011
21
Jan

2011 Mule Creek Field School

Center for Desert Archaeology and University of Arizona 2011 Preservation Archaeology Field School at Mule Creek, NM The Center for Desert Archaeology and the University of Arizona School of Anthropology are offering a preservation archaeology field school from May 29 through July 4, 2011. The fiel...
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2010
17
Dec

Ceramics from the Northern San Juan - A View from Salmon Pueblo

Archaeology Southwest Vol. 24, No. 3 examines social identity in the Northern San Juan Basin. This interactive exhibit displays 3D models of ancient ceramics, just one of many kinds of artifacts being used to explore ideas about identity in this fascinating part of the Southwest. more...
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