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Designated! Avi Kwa Ame and Castner Range National Monuments
Dear Friends, When Archaeology Southwest takes on a conservation easement, we commit to caring for it “in perpetuity.” That’s clearly a very long time. Regularly thinking about the distant future is part of why I keep coming back to my deep concern over the climate crisis. I just finishe...
Flakes, Points, and Little Obsidian Discs
Stacy Ryan, Lithics Lab Director, Preservation Archaeology Field School Now that excavations at the Dinwiddie site are complete, the students are focused on writing detailed summaries about what we’ve learned these past five weeks. Our days here have been incredibly full with fieldwork, ceramics ...
Student Post: For the Love of Obsidian
By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist Jordan Taher's encounter with the Mule Creek obsidian source has been a pilgrimage of sorts: One of the main reasons I wanted to attend the Archaeology Southwest-University of Arizona Preservation Archaeology field school at Mule Cree...
Jones Presents Archaeology of the Upper Gila February 10
EVENT: Mule Creek and the Post-Mimbres Archaeology of the Upper Gila, a presentation to the Santa Cruz Valley Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society PRESENTED BY: Rob Jones, Center for Desert Archaeology Preservation Fellow and graduate student of the University of Arizona School of Anthropo...