Archaeology Southwest

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

2018
19
Jul

SAVED: Ironwood Forest National Monument

Tucson, Ariz. (July 19, 2018)—Representative Paul Gosar’s (R-AZ) Amendment (No. 63) attacking Ironwood Forest National Monument failed yesterday evening in the recorded vote, 193–220. The proposed amendment was attached to H.R. 6147, an appropriations bill for the Department of the Interior a...
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2018
22
Apr

Important News about Southwest Archaeology Today

Important News about Southwest Archaeology Today Dear Friends: Southwest Archaeology Today (SAT) is undergoing an editorial transition and will resume publication on Wednesday, May 2. From then on, SAT will be delivered to your email inbox every Wednesday morning, though the occasional delay d...
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2018
14
Apr

Hands-On Archaeology at Celebrate Oro Valley

Celebrate Oro Valley: Then & Now April 13 – 15, 2018 Celebrate Oro Valley is new, annual event, designed to celebrate the community we love. This year’s theme, “Then & Now” will highlight the Town’s founding year of 1974, showcasing the following pillars of our history. • ...
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2018
06
Apr

Archaeology Southwest in DC

Banner image: Carol M. Highsmith, via Wikimedia Commons Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator, and Content Editor, Archaeology Southwest Magazine (April 6, 2018)—The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) will host its 83rd annual meeting in Washington, DC, next week, April 11–15. Th...
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2018
27
Mar

What's in a Notch?

Stacy Ryan, Preservation Archaeologist (March 28, 2018)—Projectile points were important tools for hunting and weaponry. They might have served a social function, as well, as suggested by occasional elaborate designs or placement in ritual deposits. We study points because they may be reliabl...
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2018
10
Mar

Archaeology Southwest at Tucson Festival of Books

Once again, Archaeology Southwest will have a booth at the Tucson Festival of Books. Stop by booth 419 and say hello to our team members, be amazed by Allen Denoyer's flintknapping skills, and acquire a few issues of Archaeology Southwest Magazine you might have missed.
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2018
02
Mar

Archaeology Southwest Welcomes New Preservation Outreach Associate

Dr. John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University to coordinate site and landscape protection activities and tribal collaborations Tucson, Ariz. (March 2, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that longtime collaborator and supporter John R. Welch of Simon Fraser University (SFU) will b...
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2018
16
Feb

Group Identity and the Hohokam Ballcourt World

Leslie Aragon, Preservation Archaeology Fellow (February 16, 2018)—I’ve been thinking a lot about identity lately. Group identity, in particular. We all have them…a lot of them. The great thing about group identity is that you don’t have to choose just one. Identity is an active social co...
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2018
25
Jan

Statement on Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (H.R. 4532)

Statement of Archaeology Southwest William Doelle, President and CEO Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act (H.R. 4532) House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee Hearing January 9, 2018 Chairman McClintock, Ranking Member Hanabusa, and members of the Commit...
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2017
26
Dec

Abusing Places of the Past Is a Violation of Human Rights

Abusing Places of the Past Is a Violation of Human Rights For many archaeologists, one of the darkest moments in memory was the destruction of the fourth and fifth-century Bamiyan Buddhas by the Taliban in 2001. That tragedy was later eclipsed by ISIS’s destruction of Baghdad museum artifac...
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2017
06
Dec

BROAD COALITION SUES TO STOP TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S UNLAWFUL DISMEMBERMENT OF THE BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

For Immediate Release December 6, 2017 CONTACTS: See list below Archaeology Southwest Stands with Coalition to Defend Bears Ears in Court (Washington, D.C.)–A broad coalition of Native American, conservation, and historic preservation organizations, outdoor industry, scientists, and ou...
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2017
04
Dec

Archaeology Southwest Prepared to Defend the Antiquities Act

(December 4, 2017)—Archaeology Southwest stands with sovereign tribal nations, local and national conservation organizations, and millions of other Americans in denouncing President Trump’s drastic dismantling of Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. ...
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