Press Releases/Announcements


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

2017
05
Mar

Archaeology Organizations Ask Interior Secretary to Support Bears Ears

Scientific resources, cultural heritage and economic development at stake Tucson, Ariz. (March 6, 2017) – On the heels of Ryan Zinke’s confirmation as Secretary of the Interior, seven groups whose missions address the archaeology of Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are urging the new Secre...
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2016
28
Dec

President Obama Declares Bears Ears National Monument

Statement by Archaeology Southwest President and CEO William Doelle (December 28, 2016)—President Obama has, through the authority provided him by the Antiquities Act of 1906, proclaimed the Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah. Archaeology Southwest has long urged greater federal pro...
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2016
29
Aug

U.S. Rep. Grijalva, Archaeology Southwest, Inter Tribal Association of Arizona Unite to Protect the Great Bend of the Gila with National Monument

Collaboration Signals Greater Tribal Involvement in Federal Land Management PHOENIX (August 29, 2016)—During a two-year study process to examine the deep human history of 84,000 acres of federal land in Maricopa and Yuma Counties, Archaeology Southwest and study participants explored ancestral...
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2016
22
Jun

Congressman Grijalva Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Heritage Resources in Arizona

Statement by Archaeology Southwest President and CEO William Doelle Washington (June 22, 2016) – Today, Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva will introduce legislation in the House of Representatives that seeks national monument designation for a remarkable cultural landscape known as the Great Bend of ...
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2016
13
Jun

Forest Service Fails to Protect Tonto National Forest from Excessive Off-Road Vehicle Use

Agency Documents Show Plan Likely to Result in Death of Endangered Species, Damage to Habitat, Rivers, Streams  (PHOENIX, Ariz.) June 13, 2016— The Tonto National Forest released a final draft of its long-awaited Travel Management Plan on Friday that ignored members of the public and conservatio...
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2015
03
Dec

Study Reveals National Significance of the Great Bend of the Gila

Thursday, December 3rd NEWLY RELEASED STUDY SHOWS NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ARIZONA CULTURAL RESOURCES ANALYSIS EMPHASIZES CULTURAL IMPORTANCE OF 'THE GREAT BEND OF THE GILA'; REINFORCES NEED FOR PERMANENT PROTECTION Phoenix, AZ. – An in-depth study released today by the National Tru...
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2015
13
Oct

Santa Fe Underground: Archaeology in the City Different

Santa Fe Underground: Archaeology in the City Different Latest edition of Archaeology Southwest Magazine reviews recent findings (Tucson, Ariz.) October 12, 2015—Tucson-based nonprofit organization Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce the publication of “Santa Fe Underground....
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2015
06
Oct

Doelle to Receive Thompson Award

Archaeology Southwest Founder Honored for Unique Contributions to Anthropology at the University of Arizona (October 6, 2015)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to congratulate our founder, president, and CEO William H. (Bill) Doelle on his receipt of the Raymond H. Thompson Award. Dr. Thompson w...
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2015
02
Aug

The Archaeology of Southern Arizona's Early Farmers

Archaeology Southwest and Desert Archaeology, Inc., Publish New Works on the Archaeology of Southern Arizona’s Early Farmers Tucson, Ariz. (August 1, 2015)—Tucson-based cultural resources management firm Desert Archaeology, Inc., has recently completed final reports on the Las Capas site, w...
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2015
02
Aug

Projectile Points Made and Used by the Southwest's Earliest Farmers

First Comprehensive Study of Dart Points Made and Used by the Southwest’s Earliest Farmers Just Published by Archaeology Southwest and Desert Archaeology, Inc. Tucson, Ariz. (August 1, 2015)—A new monograph by flaked stone expert Jane Sliva of cultural resources management firm Desert Archaeo...
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2015
25
Mar

Grant Award News: NEH Fuels SPARC

By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist   On March 23, we were thrilled to learn that the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection (SPARC) project would be funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The total project funding is $300,000. The project will preserve a...
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2014
30
Sep

Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century

Preparing to Serve Again: Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century Recent infusion of funding helps repair formerly derelict historical military installation and plan for 21st-century use (Tucson, Ariz.) September 30, 2014—Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Na...
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