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Community Outreach in Archaeology
Peter Babala, Santa Rosa Junior College (July 3, 2016)—A huge part of what initially attracted me to the field of archaeology was the sense of connection I get when I learn little more about the places I have lived and where the roots of my ancestries lie. It is a gift to have been given the op...
Sharing Archaeology with the Community, Part I
By Dorothy Kilgore, field school student from the College of Western Idaho On June 15, 2013, Archaeology Southwest field students and staff performed a community outreach day at the Gila Community Center in New Mexico. Stations included an artifact show-and-tell, a pottery-making station, an artifa...
An Archaeology Road Show in Arizona's Mogollon Highlands
By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist In a community such as Springerville, like almost every place in the Southwest with nearby water, archaeological evidence of ancient peoples is fairly common. The objects linking the past of these places to the present ar...
Student Post: Reaching Out, part 2
By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist Elizabeth Newcomb describes our second community outreach event: I had expected that I’d be doing a lot of different things at the Preservation Archaeology field school, but I was pleasantly surprised to find out that our assignment...