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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...