Archaeological Preservation

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

2015
28
Oct

Invest in Ourselves, in Our Sense of Place

Bill Doelle, President & CEO (October 28, 2015)—Archaeology Southwest is an enthusiastic supporter of the seven Pima County bond proposals that are on the November 3 ballot. Our mission—to explore and protect the places of our past—is at the core of many of the bond projects. In previou...
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2011
09
Oct

Homeland Security Act Raises Troubling Issues for Archaeological Protection and Historic Preservation

Homeland Security Act Raises Troubling Issues for Archaeological Protection and Historic Preservation The proposed National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act would let the agency waive 36 federal environmental protection laws in the name of better border patrols on public lands. Supporters ...
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2011
14
Aug

Tucson's Big Jim Griffith Honored by the National Endowment for the Arts

Tucson's Big Jim Griffith Honored by the National Endowment for the Arts Folklorist Jim Griffith has been awarded a 2011 National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts. Former University of Arizona anthropologist and folklorist James S. Griffith, whose career has been devoted to...
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2011
02
Jan

Market for Southwestern Antiquities Fading

Market for Southwestern Antiquities Fading It’s perfectly legal if the items come from private lands or from private collections predating federal antiquities law. Still, buyers at auction candidly say that they are worn down by government scrutiny and aren’t so keen on Ancestral Puebloan pie...
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