Arizona Archaeology Expo

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

2017
10
Sep

New York Times Takes a Look at Crow Canyon's Northern Chaco Outliers Project

New York Times Takes a Look at Crow Canyon's Northern Chaco Outliers Project On the site of a former auto-repair shop here, broken stone walls mark the site of a 900-year-old village that may yield new insights into an ancient desert culture. The ruins are what remains of two “great houses” ...
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2015
27
Dec

You Can Protect the Places of Our Past

You Can Protect the Places of Our Past As a reader of Southwest Archaeology Today, you value the places and traces of our past. You can strengthen our site protection efforts across the Southwest. Your gift of any amount adds up to significant support, and gifts of $35 or more will also entitle you...
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2015
29
Nov

Native American Tribes Ask for Better Protection of Ancient Places on BLM Lands

Native American Tribes Ask for Better Protection of Ancient Places on BLM Lands A panel discussion Saturday at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center on the impacts of oil-and-gas to the land featured perspectives of prominent members of the Santa Ana and Acoma pueblos. Acoma Gov. Fred Vallo Sr. and...
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2014
30
Nov

Reexamining Curtis at the Arizona State Museum

Reexamining Curtis at the Arizona State Museum Two truisms to live by—“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.” This dichotomy of perception is never more pronounced than when the subject of Edward S. Curtis’s photography comes up. The fam...
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2014
19
Oct

Reflections on the Life and Career of Archaeologist George Frison

Reflections on the Life and Career of George Frison The story, Frison said, is exactly what the title suggests. He recounts a mid-life transition from rancher to university student to professor of anthropology. Drawing on experience working with and hunting large animals, Frison focused his resear...
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2013
11
Aug

Anthropology Community Remembers Keith Basso

National Museum of the American Indian Remembers Keith Basso Keith H. Basso (73), a major figure in American Anthropology and American Indian Studies, died from cancer in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday, August 4. He devoted his life’s work to understanding and bringing to the appreciation of others t...
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2013
03
Mar

Arizona Archaeology Expo Scheduled for Horseshoe Ranch

Arizona Archaeology Expo Scheduled for Horseshoe Ranch The Arizona Game and Fish Department will get to show off the historic Horseshoe Ranch March 16 when the state hosts its annual Arizona Archaeology Expo there. The free expo is the centerpiece of a long list of activities celebrating Arizona Ar...
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2012
23
Dec

Cultural Heritage: Publicize and Perish?

Cultural Heritage: Publicize and Perish? In a story that went around the world two weeks ago, thieves with power saws raided a sacred American Indian site and cut out a series of ancient rock carvings. In the face of such a horrific event, the question is this: Should outdoors writers, like me, who...
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2012
26
Feb

Archaeological Looting as Reality TV

Spike TV Launches Reality TV Program Featuring Archaeological Looting Spike TV ventures around the country in search of historical treasure buried in the backyards of unsuspecting citizens in the new unscripted original series, “American Digger.” Premiering Tuesday, March 20 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, ...
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2012
19
Feb

What Are New Mexico's Most Endangered Historic Places?

What Are New Mexico's Most Endangered Historic Places? The 2012 call for nominations to the New Mexico Historic Preservation Alliance most endangered cultural heritage is now out and available online: www.nmheritage.org.  The deadline for submitting nominations has now been extended to March 31, 2...
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2012
08
Jan

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...
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2011
18
Sep

Congressional Republicans Seek Veto Authority over 1906 Antiquities Act

Congressional Republicans Seek Veto Authority over 1906 Antiquities Act Citing state sovereignty and economic hardship, Republican lawmakers said Tuesday that they wanted to give Congress the authority to veto presidents' national monument designations, a power used by nearly every executive since T...
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