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Kate Sarther
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2023
19
Sep

Continuing Coverage: Pueblo Leaders Defend Chaco Protection Zone in DC

Dear Friends, I have long been interested in changes in population—demography—in my archaeological studies and as a global phenomenon. With colleagues, I have suggested that population numbers may have dropped by as much as 75 percent in the southern Southwest over the century from 1350 to 14...
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2023
12
Sep

All Pueblo Council of Governors in DC to Advocate for Chaco Protection Zone

Dear Friends, Today’s note comes with my thanks to Linda Vossler, Archaeology Southwest’s Amazing Office Manager. Linda sent our staff a reminder email that our monthly staff lunch this Friday—which we are so fortunate and grateful she organizes—will be catered by the San Xavier Co-op: ...
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2022
12
Jul

The Significance of Cooperative Land Management

Dear Friends, I’m back in Tucson after a week in the Poconos. Lots of good family time, and even a few birds I’m not used to seeing around Tucson—Eastern Bluebirds, Savannah Sparrows, and Yellow Warblers. Flying on airplanes used to be a wonderful time to settle into a window seat and ma...
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2021
25
Jan

It's Time to Act Permanently

Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (January 25, 2021)—The Greater Chaco Landscape is at great risk from encroaching oil-gas development, which ramped up tremendously over the past four disastrous years of the previous administration. I’m grateful that President Biden and his administ...
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2020
15
Sep

Take Action Now to Protect the Greater Chaco Landscape!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qftRVuGNbxM& Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (September 15, 2020)—We want to thank everyone for supporting us over the last seven years on our efforts to protect the Greater Chaco Landscape from encroaching oil-gas development. Now it is time to ...
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2020
26
May

Continuing Coverage: Feds Extend Deadline for Greater Chaco Comments to September 25

Dear Friends, Good news in today’s headline—Interior Secretary Bernhardt did the right thing. The deadline to comment on the revised management plan for Greater Chaco has been extended to September 25. Paul Reed has updated our information on making and submitting those comments. You can revi...
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2020
19
May

Continuing Coverage: Feds’ Refusal to Postpone Chaco Deadline Fuels Outrage

Dear Friends, Do you need a pick-me-up? Today I offer two. First, your weekly bird note. This began with my friend and colleague John Welch, who directs Archaeology Southwest’s Landscape and Site Preservation Program. (If you missed John’s Archaeology Café Online two weeks ago, you can ca...
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2020
31
Mar

Extend Deadline for Public Commentary on Management Plans for Greater Chaco

Dear Friends of Southwest Archaeology Today, First, thank you for subscribing. Although Archaeology Southwest has closed its physical offices for now, our staff members are working remotely and doing their best to keep everything on schedule. We are committed to staying connected with you. We’r...
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2019
08
Oct

Coming Home: Mesa Verde Repatriation

Coming Home: Mesa Verde Repatriation The remains of 20 Native people and 28 funerary objects will be returned to the tribes with relations to Mesa Verde, the White House announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes after a repatriation agreement was reached between the United States and Finland. ...
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2019
25
Jun

One-Year Moratorium on Chaco-Area Drilling Passes House

One-Year Moratorium on Chaco-Area Drilling Passes House Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján’s initiative to secure a one-year moratorium on oil and gas drilling near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Assistant Speaker Luján...
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2019
09
Apr

New Mexico Delegation Introduces Chaco Protection Legislation

New Mexico Delegation Introduces Chaco Protection Legislation Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Deb Haaland introduced the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act, S. 1079, a bill to withdraw the federal lands around Chaco Canyon from...
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2019
26
Mar

Tribes Come Together to Protect Greater Chaco

Tribes Come Together to Protect Greater Chaco Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization but are facing the Trump administrati...
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