Press Releases/Announcements


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

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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2018
17
Jul

URGENT: Help Protect Ironwood Forest National Monument

We need your help in the next few hours. This evening (EDT), July 18, Congress is anticipated to be voting on a measure that would deeply undercut Ironwood Forest National Monument. Representative Paul Gosar (AZ) filed an amendment to the Department of Interior Appropriations bill. Gosar’s amen...
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2018
22
May

Archaeology Southwest Supports the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2018

We join Pueblo and other Tribal leaders in supporting bill to withdraw from future leasing and development minerals owned by the U.S. Government and located within Proposed Chaco Protection Zone Taos, N.M. (May 22, 2018)—In response to Senator Udall and Senator Heinrich's introduction of the Chac...
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2018
18
May

Now Online: The Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection

Tucson, Ariz. (May 18, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest, together with its partners University of Nebraska-Lincoln-Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (IATH) and the Salmon Ruins Museum, is happy to announce ...
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2018
02
Mar

Archaeology Southwest Welcomes New Preservation Outreach Associate

Dr. John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University to coordinate site and landscape protection activities and tribal collaborations Tucson, Ariz. (March 2, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that longtime collaborator and supporter John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University (SFU) will b...
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2018
25
Jan

Statement on Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (H.R. 4532)

Statement of Archaeology Southwest William Doelle, President and CEO Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (H.R. 4532) House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee Hearing January 9, 2018 Chairman McClintock, Ranking Member Hanabusa, and members of the Commit...
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2017
06
Dec

BROAD COALITION SUES TO STOP TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S UNLAWFUL DISMEMBERMENT OF THE BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

For Immediate Release December 6, 2017 CONTACTS: See list below Archaeology Southwest Stands with Coalition to Defend Bears Ears in Court (Washington, D.C.)–A broad coalition of Native American, conservation, and historic preservation organizations, outdoor industry, scientists, and ou...
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2017
04
Dec

Archaeology Southwest Prepared to Defend the Antiquities Act

(December 4, 2017)—Archaeology Southwest stands with sovereign tribal nations, local and national conservation organizations, and millions of other Americans in denouncing President Trump’s drastic dismantling of Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. ...
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2017
07
Sep

Protecting the Greater Chaco Landscape: Threats from Oil and Gas

Banner image: Flares outside of Bloomfield. Courtesy of EcoFlight. New Mexico Delegation Urges Continued Deferral of Leasing in Protection Zone (September 7, 2017)—Yesterday, Senators Udall and Heinrich and Representative Lujan sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Zinke calling on the ...
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2017
28
Aug

Big Data for Big Questions

Digital archaeology project brings incredible wealth of data to user-friendly interface; aids pursuit of broad questions about humanity and change through time Tucson, Ariz. (August 28, 2017)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that a new joint initiative, cyberSW, has received a $1.7 ...
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