Buffalo Soldiers

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

2015
08
Feb

San Carlos Apache Lead Fight Against Mining at Oak Flat

San Carlos Apache Lead Fight Against Mining at Oak Flat Dozens of people sang, danced and prayed outside of the San Carlos Apache tribe's office on Thursday morning before heading out on a 44-mile journey in an attempt to protect their ancestral lands at Oak Flat campground. The protesters organize...
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2014
04
Dec

Putting the People Back in Camp Naco

By Bill Doelle, President & CEO Camp Naco saw more than 500 visitors in the two days after Thanksgiving as part of the annual Bisbee Home Tour. That’s more people than were ever stationed there at one time! The association of Archaeology Southwest with Camp Naco started a decade ago when Be...
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2014
30
Sep

Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century

Preparing to Serve Again: Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century Recent infusion of funding helps repair formerly derelict historical military installation and plan for 21st-century use (Tucson, Ariz.) September 30, 2014—Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Na...
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2014
27
May

Engaging the Complexities of the Borderlands

By Bill Doelle, President & CEO   Last Friday, some fresh eyes came to Camp Naco, and they helped me to see some things in new ways. Since 2006, I have worked with Becky Orozco, instructor of Anthropology and History at Cochise College, to preserve the historic adobe buildings at Camp N...
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2013
11
Aug

No New Ruins — A Plea from a Stubborn Optimist

By Bill Doelle, President & CEO   Sometimes, archaeologists can prevent ruins. Yes, I said prevent, not preserve. Camp Naco is teaching me life lessons about just how hard it can be to prevent ruins. After working with a devoted team of ruin preventers for the past eight years, it is ...
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2013
06
Jun

Raise the Roof! (Preservation Archaeology-style)

By Bill Doelle, President & CEO   Finally, it is happening. The hard-luck adobe camp that was part of a “human fence along the border” right after World War I is getting some of the preservation treatments it has needed for two decades. A grant from the Environmental Protection Agenc...
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