Press Releases/Announcements


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

2019
15
Apr

Reed Testifies on Chaco at House Committee Field Hearing

Santa Fe, NM (April 15, 2019)—Archaeology Southwest Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar Paul F. Reed testified before a delegation of congressional representatives at a field hearing in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this morning. The delegation included Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Cha...
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2019
08
Feb

Archaeology Southwest Applauds Deferral, Will Continue to Advocate Protections for Greater Chaco

Although BLM has deferred nine oil-gas lease areas in the ten-mile cultural protection zone around Chaco and one of its outliers, Archaeology Southwest and its partners insist on tribal consultation and permanent protection. Taos, N.M. (February 8, 2019)—In response to the Bureau of Land Manageme...
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2018
27
Dec

Publication News: Giving Back

Experts in multiple disciplines consider best practices for studies undertaken with Indigenous communities Tucson, Ariz. (December 27, 2018)—John Welch gets in the last word in the just-released, multidisciplinary book dedicated to establishing balanced relationships among researchers and the Ind...
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2018
06
Dec

What Archaeology Can Tell Us about Migration

What Archaeology Can Tell Us about Migration Past societies hold lessons relevant to contemporary concerns Tucson, Ariz. (December 6, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce the publication of an important paper examining human migration in deep time. “Resolving the migrant paradox:...
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2018
02
Oct

Defending the San Pedro Riparian NCA

Tucson, Ariz. (October 1. 2018)—Following a brisk planning process that included a number of public meetings, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now in the process of considering the hundreds of public comments on the draft Resource Management Plan for the San Pedro Riparian National Cons...
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2018
24
Sep

Archaeology Café Program Receives Grant Award from Arizona Humanities

Archaeology Café Program Receives Grant Award from Arizona Humanities Funding will help support live streaming of long-running public program Tucson, Ariz. (September 24, 2018)—Tucson-based nonprofit Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that it has received a $9,000 grant award from Ari...
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2018
11
Sep

Grant Award for NAGPRA Compliance at Salmon Pueblo

Farmington, NM (September 11, 2018)—Larry Baker, Executive Director of Salmon Ruins Museum (the San Juan County Museum Association), together with partner Archaeology Southwest, is pleased to announce the award of a $69,932 grant from the National Park Service’s National NAGPRA Program. This gra...
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2018
30
Aug

Welch Joins AZDEQ’s Working Group

Tucson, Ariz. (August 28, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that John R. Welch, Site and Landscape Program Director, has been named by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (AZDEQ) to its technical working group for cultural and historic resources. AZDEQ is beginning its...
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2018
21
Aug

Archaeology Southwest Makes Recommendations to the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality

Preservation nonprofit urges robust, creative tribal consultation, public input, and scientific rigor in NEPA implementation Tucson, Ariz. (August 21, 2018)—On August 20, Archaeology Southwest joined more than 10,000 citizens and organizations in responding to the call from the U.S. Council on ...
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2018
13
Aug

Grant Award Supports Study of Acoma Pueblo's History on the Greater Chaco Landscape

Tucson, Ariz. (August 13, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest has received a $10,000 grant from the Southwest Intervention Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to support work on the Pueblo of Acoma Preservation Study of the Greater Chaco Landscape. Goals of the project include:1) h...
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2018
25
Jul

Rep. Grijalva Introduces Bill to Protect Great Bend of the Gila as a National Monument

Statements by Archaeology Southwest President and CEO William Doelle, Tribal Representatives Tucson, Ariz. (July 25, 2018) –  Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) today reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives seeking national monument designation for a remarkable cultural landsc...
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2018
19
Jul

SAVED: Ironwood Forest National Monument

Tucson, Ariz. (July 19, 2018)—Representative Paul Gosar’s (R-AZ) Amendment (No. 63) attacking Ironwood Forest National Monument failed yesterday evening in the recorded vote, 193–220. The proposed amendment was attached to H.R. 6147, an appropriations bill for the Department of the Interior a...
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