Press Releases/Announcements


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

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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2014
19
Aug

National Monument Would Bring Economic Benefit to Great Bend of the Gila

Archaeology Southwest and the National Trust for Historic Preservation continue to work with local communities and stakeholders to seek their input and support for a legislative designation for the Great Bend of the Gila. [From the Gila Bend Chamber of Commerce and the National Trust for Hist...
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2014
23
Jul

Archaeology Southwest Acquires a Portion of Quail Point

New Protection for Ancient Rock Art Southern Arizona-based nonprofit Archaeology Southwest acquires a 360-acre parcel at Quail Point, an exceptional rock art site in the Gila Bend region Tucson, Ariz. (July 29, 2014) — Protection of millennia-old rock art in the Gila Bend region of Arizo...
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2014
29
May

Chaco’s Legacy

Chaco’s Legacy Offers 3D Vision of an Ancient Pueblo World Powered by interactive gaming technology, a new touch-screen experience developed by Archaeology Southwest helps heritage tourists explore connections among thousand-year-old pueblos in northwestern New Mexico. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB)...
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2013
26
Jun

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Expand Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Archaeology Southwest is part of a broad coalition that has advocated the expansion of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, the nation's first archaeological preserve: [From the National Parks Conservation Association] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2013 Contacts: Kevin Dahl, Arizona ...
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2013
26
Mar

Southwest Social Networks

Findings of Southwest Social Networks Project Published by the National Academy of Sciences University of Arizona and Archaeology Southwest study applies innovative methods to understanding a time of great change Tucson, Ariz. (March 25, 2012) — Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce...
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2013
04
Feb

Tonto National Forest to Develop EIS for Travel Management Plan

Archaeology Southwest supports Tonto National Forest's decision to develop an Environmental Impact Statement regarding its proposed Travel Management Plan. In 2010, Archaeology Southwest reported on the relationship between vehicular access and damage to archaeological sites on Tonto National Forest...
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2013
11
Jan

Archaeology Café Returns to Phoenix

Archaeology Café Brings Experts and Lifelong Learners Together for Happy Hour Tucson, Ariz. (January 8, 2013) — On February 19, 2013, Archaeology Southwest will continue its popular Archaeology Café program in Phoenix with special presentation by Dr. Pat Gilman entitled “What is the Meaning o...
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2012
13
Dec

Salado Preservation Initiative Launched

Banner image courtesy of Eastern Arizona College By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist As part of Archaeology Southwest’s mission to explore and protect the places of the past, we recently launched a new site protection priority planning effort, the Salado Preservation Initiative (open...
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2012
19
Nov

Report on the NMAC Conference: Chuska and Chaco

By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins The New Mexico Archaeological Council (NMAC) 2012 Fall Conference convened on Saturday, November 10. The theme was Chuska–Chaco relationships across the San Juan Basin. A series of papers summarized recent initial...
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