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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...