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Rep. Grijalva Introduces Bill to Protect Great Bend of the Gila as a National Monument
Statements by Archaeology Southwest President and CEO William Doelle, Tribal Representatives Tucson, Ariz. (July 25, 2018) – Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) today reintroduced legislation in the House of Representatives seeking national monument designation for a remarkable cultural landsc...
Archaeology Southwest’s Most Memorable Moments of 2015
Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator (December 31, 2015)—Inspired by a clever post from our friends at the Friends of Cedar Mesa, we decided to compile our own list. So, with a hat-tip to Amanda Nichols and Josh Ewing at FCM, we give you, in no particular order, Archaeology Sout...
Study Reveals National Significance of the Great Bend of the Gila
Thursday, December 3rd NEWLY RELEASED STUDY SHOWS NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ARIZONA CULTURAL RESOURCES ANALYSIS EMPHASIZES CULTURAL IMPORTANCE OF 'THE GREAT BEND OF THE GILA'; REINFORCES NEED FOR PERMANENT PROTECTION Phoenix, AZ. – An in-depth study released today by the National Tru...
Carrying Gila Bend to Washington and Making “National Significance” Personal
Bill Doelle, President & CEO (October 22, 2015)—As the month of September drew to a close, a group of 13 set out early on a gray Washington, D.C. morning to fulfill an educational mission. We assembled at 7:00 a.m. at the offices of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Our team memb...
Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences
Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences University of New Mexico archaeologist Patricia Crown was named Tuesday to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. In an interview, Crown said she was humbled by the surprise announcement. “It’s just an incredible honor,” she said...
Arizona Republic Declares Sonoran Desert Heritage Proposal Worth Supporting
Arizona Republic Declares Sonoran Desert Heritage Proposal Worth Supporting Mix together the military, wildlife, petroglyphs, tourism, the desert and economic development . . . and you have one amazing idea. It's called the Sonoran Desert Heritage Proposal, and if approved by Congress, it would p...
Widow of Alleged Blanding Looter Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Widow of Alleged Blanding Looter Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit The widow of a Blanding doctor who killed himself after his arrest in a Utah ancient artifacts theft case has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two federal agencies. The lawsuit, which Jeanne Redd filed Friday in U.S. District Court...