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U.S. House Proposal Would Unravel the Antiquities Act
The Ongoing Assault on the Antiquities Act ....when it comes to the ongoing assault on the Antiquities Act of 1906, Zinke's national monument review is merely an opening salvo. Tucked away at the very end of the leaked memo, after all, one finds this portentous sentence: "[It] is also recommended t...
U.S. Rep. Grijalva and Tribal Members Unite to Protect Great Bend of the Gila
U.S. Rep. Grijalva and Tribal Members Unite to Protect Great Bend of the Gila In light of a study recently released by Archaeology Southwest which connects various tribes including those in Yuma to the Great Bend of the Gila, Congressman Raul Grijalva joined together with tribal representatives and...
Ancient Solar Storms Offer a New Method for Calibrating Dendrochronology
Ancient Solar Storms Offer a New Method for Calibrating Dendrochronology Archaeologists believe they have identified a new way of putting accurate dates to great events of prehistory. Rare and spectacular storms on the sun appear to have left their mark in forests and fields around the planet over t...
Editorial: Bill Doelle Argues for Preserving Bears Ears
Editorial: Archaeology Southwest President Bill Doelle Argues for Preserving Bears Ears Public lands don't offer enough protections, and this remarkable land in Utah is under attack. http://bit.ly/2aXNoFO - Arizona Republic AZ Governor Appoints Kathryn Leonard as the New SHPO On August 8, 2016, Go...
Acoma Protests Publication of Private Cultural Heritage
Acoma Protests Publication of Private Cultural Heritage While a manuscript of The Origin Myth of Acoma Pueblo was submitted to Acoma Pueblo at the pueblo’s insistence upon discovering Nabokov’s planned publication, and was being reviewed by traditional leaders, Nabokov did not follow through on ...
Archaeology Southwest Acquires a Portion of Quail Point Rock Art Complex
Archaeology Southwest Acquires a Portion of Quail Point Rock Art Complex Protection of millennia-old rock art in the Gila Bend region of Arizona was strengthened in June 2014 when Archaeology Southwest acquired a 360-acre parcel that includes a large portion of Quail Point, an impressive rock art s...