Casa Malpais

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

2015
31
May

Archaeology Southwest's Paul Reed Explains How Oil and Gas Development Threatens the Chaco Landscape

Archaeology Southwest's Paul Reed Explains How Oil and Gas Development Threatens the Chaco Landscape Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and affiliated sites on nearby Navajo Nation and Bureau of Land Management lands, are designated as a World Heritage Site – one of only 22 such sites in the...
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2014
02
Mar

Was Beringia a Refuge for Ice Age Peoples?

Was Beringia a Refuge for Ice Age Peoples? Genetic and environmental evidence indicates that after the ancestors of Native Americans left Asia, they spent 10,000 years in shrubby lowlands on a broad land bridge that once linked Siberia and Alaska. Archaeological evidence is lacking because it drowne...
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2013
22
Aug

Journeys and Crossroads

By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist   Earlier this week, I drove up to Springerville, Arizona, to give a talk at the Casa Malpais Museum hosted by the Little Colorado Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society. My presentation focused on migration and cultural diversity in the Upper...
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2013
29
May

Art and Preservation Archaeology at Casa Malpais

By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist   For the past twelve years, I've been helping a community in eastern Arizona’s Mogollon Highlands preserve, protect, and interpret a unique ancient place now known as Casa Malpais. Because they are located at cooler elevations in and around the Wh...
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2013
19
May

New Mesa Verde Interpretive Center Opens Thursday

New Mesa Verde Interpretive Center Opens Thursday No more artifacts moldering in the “Tin Shed.” No more storing archives in nooks and crannies. No more driving a long, narrow, winding road to learn what Mesa Verde National Park has to offer.  After decades of fundraising and lobbying, and fiv...
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2013
15
Mar

An Archaeology Road Show

By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist   A few Saturdays ago, on March 2, 2013, Doug Gann and I traveled up to the Casa Malpais Archaeological Park and Museum in Springerville, Arizona, for a regional Archaeology Road Show. Supported by the Arizona Humanities Council, this event repres...
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