Utah

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

2019
05
Sep

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

"Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of the most special places on earth. There is a precious solitude and a silence that exist in this place unlike few others in the lower 48. And there are also important and unique paleontological, archeological, and biological resources, including ...
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2019
05
Sep

Bears Ears Education Center

Learn about the indigenous landscapes of Bears Ears and how to visit them with respect at the Bears Ears Education Center in Bluff, Utah. The center's website has great information for planning your trip, including interactive maps: https://bearsearsmonument.org/. "Friends of Cedar Mesa welcomes ...
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2019
03
Sep

Hovenweep National Monument

Banner image by Jacob W. Frank, courtesy of the NPS From the Hovenweep National Park Service homepage: Once home to over 2,500 people, Hovenweep includes six prehistoric villages built between A.D. 1200 and 1300. Explore a variety of structures, including multistory towers perched on canyon ri...
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2017
01
Sep

cyberSW

Big Data for Big Questions Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that a new joint initiative, cyberSW, has received a $1.7 million award through the National Science Foundation’s RIDIR program (Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sci...
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2017
18
May

Ancestral Pueblo

The Ancestral Pueblo (previously called Anasazi) region falls largely along the Colorado Plateau in the northern half of the Southwest. Most archaeologists have ceased using “Anasazi” because many contemporary Pueblo people oppose the term. As the name “Ancestral Pueblo” suggests, people in ...
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2017
14
Apr

Isotopic Zooarchaeology in the Mesa Verde Region

As human populations worldwide grow and settle in formerly remote regions, questions about how hunting can be managed in order to provide long-term access to animals for local people without loss of biodiversity are becoming increasingly urgent. This project, a collaboration between Karen Schollmeye...
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2017
10
Apr

Standing with Bears Ears

Banner image by R. E. Burrillo Archaeology Southwest joins the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition and the Friends of Cedar Mesa as we #StandWithBearsEars. Donate Donate now, and together we can protect against threats to places like Bears Ears. Why? The Bears Ears region is not only a...
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