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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...
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 ...
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...
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...