Arizona Archaeology Month

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

2017
27
Feb

Identification of a Powerful Matrilineal Descent Line at Pueblo Bonito

Identification of a Powerful Matrilineal Descent Line at Pueblo Bonito They believe that power and influence in Chaco Canyon was hierarchical, belonged to this small group of people and was passed down through a female line between 800 and 1130 A.D. “At the center of Chaco is an elite matriline,â€...
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2014
16
Feb

Genome of Clovis Era Individual Sequenced, Revealing Asian Origins of Ancient Americans

Genome of Clovis Era Individual Sequenced, Revealing Asian Origins of Ancient Americans Nearly 13,000 years ago, a baby boy died in what is Montana today. Mourners stained his tiny body with red ochre and entombed him with artefacts that had likely been in his family for generations. After lying u...
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2013
24
Feb

National Trust Seeking Nominations for Threatened Native American Heritage

National Trust Seeking Nominations for Threatened Native American Heritage Recognizing the importance of preserving the Native American traditions, history and culture, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is asking for nominations of Native American endangered sites for its 26th annual list...
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2012
18
Mar

Crow Canyon Presents an Interactive Presentation of Pueblo History for Kids

Crow Canyon Presents an Interactive Presentation of Pueblo History for Kids The story of how Pueblo Indian culture developed from its ancient roots is an amazing story of adaptation, ingenuity and resilience. Now children can learn about this incredible chronicle in an engaging educational resource ...
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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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2011
27
Feb

Obama's Budget Once Again Calls for the Elimination of Federal Heritage Programs

Obama's Budget Once Again Calls for the Elimination of Federal Heritage Programs Yesterday, President Obama sent his 2012 budget proposal to Capitol Hill, delivering a painful blow to preservationists: Two federal grant programs, Save America's Treasures and Preserve America, were eliminated, sla...
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