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2021
19
Nov

On Archaeology (My Evolution as an Archaeologist): Paul F. Reed

Saturday, October 16, was International Archaeology Day. When we can, we like to commemorate IAD with a blog series. This year, several members of our staff are sharing how they got into archaeology, what they thought the field was, how they think about it now—and even what they think archaeo...
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2021
12
Nov

On Archaeology: Karen Schollmeyer

Saturday, October 16, was International Archaeology Day. When we can, we like to commemorate IAD with a blog series. This year, several members of our staff are sharing how they got into archaeology, what they thought the field was, how they think about it now—and even what they think archaeo...
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2021
29
Oct

On Archaeology: Skylar Begay

Saturday, October 16, was International Archaeology Day. When we can, we like to commemorate IAD with a blog series. This year, several members of our staff are sharing how they got into archaeology, what they thought the field was, how they think about it now—and even what they think archaeo...
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2021
22
Oct

On Archaeology: Joshua Watts

Last Saturday, October 16, was International Archaeology Day. This annual event is organized by the Archaeological Institute of America, and there are a lot of great events and activities to choose from. When we can, we like to commemorate IAD with a blog series. This year, several members of ou...
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2021
15
Oct

On Archaeology: Abby Thomsen

Tomorrow, October 16, is International Archaeology Day. This annual event is organized by the Archaeological Institute of America, and there are a lot of great events and activities to choose from. When we can, we like to commemorate IAD with a blog series. This year, several members of our staf...
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2021
08
Oct

This Is a Great Day!

Banner image (c) Jonathan T. Bailey. Bill Doelle, President & CEO (October 8, 2021)—Friends, this is a great day. Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments are restored! As I watched the signing ceremony on YouTube, I was moved by so many things. When Chair Brenda...
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2021
29
Sep

Field School Guest Speakers: Inspiring the Next Generation of Preservation Archaeologists

Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Director, Preservation Archaeology Field School (September 29, 2021)—It’s the end of September, and our Preservation Archaeology Field School students and staff have had plenty of time to settle back into our accustomed surroundings after an...
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2021
14
Sep

Mimbres Architecture (and Tucson Neighborhoods)

Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Director, Preservation Archaeology Field School (September 14, 2021)—Household architecture has always carried meaning, now and in the ancient past. Almost a year ago, I moved to a Tucson neighborhood built in the late 1950s through 1970s. The...
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2021
08
Sep

What’s the Point: Folsom Technology, 12,800 to 10,200 BP

This is the third post in a new series called "What's the Point?" Allen Denoyer and other stone tool experts will be exploring various aspects of technologies and traditions. Allen Denoyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Ancient Technologies Expert (September 9, 2021)—Folsom points are one o...
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2021
28
Aug

Robinson Collection Project—We’re BAAAACK!

Jaye Smith, Robinson Collection Project Team Lead  Saturday, March 14, 2020, 10:46:25 a.m.: “Last night [Arizona State Museum] was informed that at the directive of the Provost Office and the office of Research, Innovation & Impact (RII) the Museum will be closed to the public effective th...
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2021
10
Aug

cyberSW 2.0: From Settlements to Households

Jeff Clark, Preservation Archaeologist (August 11, 2021)—Archaeological data allow us to address issues of contemporary relevance, such as identity, migration, and inequality. Unlike other social sciences, archaeological data are well-suited to examining changes in social networks, demographic ...
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2021
19
Jul

Toolmaking and the Power of Being Taught

Lewis Dolmas, University of Oklahoma (July 19, 2021)—I have spent the last eight months, on and off, trying to teach myself how to flintknap without really getting anywhere. After less than half a day of working with Archaeology Southwest’s resident experimental archaeologist, Allen Denoyer, ...
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