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Archaeology Southwest Formally Opposes BLM Reorganization
Tucson, Ariz. (November 25, 2019)—Today, Archaeology Southwest joined a coalition of heritage preservation and advocacy groups in formally opposing the planned relocation of key offices at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, DC, to Grand Junction, Colorado, and other locations in ...
The Promise of Existing Collections
Bill Lipe: The Promise of Existing Collections The value (and excitement) of archaeological field work doesn’t end when the pits are backfilled, the artifacts are analyzed, and the reports written. At least that’s true if the collections are safely curated in a well-run museum. Specimens collec...
Kennewick Man Finally Declared Native American, Remains to Be Returned to Tribes for Reburial
Kennewick Man Finally Declared Native American, Remains to Be Returned to Tribes for Reburial The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the ol...
Archaeology Southwest's Paul Reed Explains How Oil and Gas Development Threatens the Chaco Landscape
Archaeology Southwest's Paul Reed Explains How Oil and Gas Development Threatens the Chaco Landscape Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and affiliated sites on nearby Navajo Nation and Bureau of Land Management lands, are designated as a World Heritage Site – one of only 22 such sites in the...
Cronkite News Examines Repatriation in Arizona
Is Arizona Lagging in the Implementation of NAGPRA? Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes "stacked to the ceiling" that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native Americans, when one label caught his eye. Canyon Del Muerte. It was where Begay's family took their livestock to winte...
The Center for Desert Archaeology is Now Archaeology Southwest
Editor's Note The Center for Desert Archaeology is now Archaeology Southwest. We’ve changed our name, but not the important work we do. Southwest Archaeology Today continues to bring you the latest news in regional archaeology every Monday morning. Let us know what you think of our fresh look! Th...