Crow Canyon

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

2017
10
Sep

New York Times Takes a Look at Crow Canyon's Northern Chaco Outliers Project

New York Times Takes a Look at Crow Canyon's Northern Chaco Outliers Project On the site of a former auto-repair shop here, broken stone walls mark the site of a 900-year-old village that may yield new insights into an ancient desert culture. The ruins are what remains of two “great houses” ...
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2017
27
Aug

An Assault upon the Antiquities Act

Archaeology Southwest Stands with the Antiquities Act Archaeology Southwest denounces today’s executive order by President Trump, which requires the Department of the Interior to review national monument designations since 1996 that are greater than 100,000 acres or determined to be lacking in a...
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2016
18
Dec

Vandalism at South Mountain: Disappointing Discoveries in Phoenix

Vandalism at South Mountain: Disappointing Discoveries in Phoenix A few weeks ago, I decided to revisit a couple of the petroglyph panels we recorded a decade ago. I was hoping to get some new, higher-resolution photographs, and I was really anxious to see one of the more impressive and interesting ...
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2016
07
Feb

Rogue Government Agencies Ignore Environmental & Preservation Law

Rogue Government Agencies Ignore Environmental & Preservation Law A lawsuit filed October 2015 by the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians and the Round Valley Indian Tribes claims California Department of Transportation officials flouted historic preservation laws while building the $210 million,...
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2015
13
Nov

Public Forum to Promote Preservation of the Greater Chaco and Mesa Verde Landscapes

Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (November 13, 2015)—Today, I want to send a fairly short message via blog to our supporters and members. Archaeology Southwest and Crow Canyon are pleased to announce a public forum to promote protection of the Greater Chaco and Mesa Verde Landscapes. The...
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2015
08
Nov

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde Vultures carve lazy circles in the sky as a stream of tourists marches down a walkway into Colorado's Spruce Canyon. Watching their steps, the visitors file along a series of switchbacks leading to one of the more impro...
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2015
25
Oct

Archaeology Southwest in D.C. to Support Great Bend of the Gila

Archaeology Southwest in D.C. to Support Great Bend of the Gila On September 29, 2015, Archaeology Southwest’s President and CEO, Bill Doelle, joined tribal officials and other heritage organizations to make the case for the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument. Three legislators offered suppo...
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2015
14
Oct

From Arrowhead Hunter to Archaeologist

Between now and October 17, 2015, Archaeology Southwest is participating in the Archaeological Institute of America's celebration of International Archaeology Day (10/17/15) by sharing blog posts about why—or how—we became archaeologists. Today we feature Allen Denoyer, who leads our Hands-On Ar...
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2015
19
Jun

The Spark

Monica Veale, University of Texas at Arlington As a child, my first experience with archaeology was a long road trip to Portland, Oregon, for a family reunion. The trip involved stops in Mesa Verde National Park, Bandelier National Monument, and Gila Cliff Dwellings. I was only eight years old at t...
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2014
14
Sep

Tribal Development Rights Trump Historic Preservation in Palm Springs

Tribal Development Rights Trump Historic Preservation in Palm Springs Tribal rights bumped up against historic preservation in Palm Springs this week, when the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians started tearing down a 1959 spa and casino in a city that is passionate about midcentury modern archi...
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2014
31
Aug

Museum of Northern Arizona Director Robert Breunig Announces Retirement

Museum of Northern Arizona Director Robert Breunig Announces Retirement Robert Breunig announced Tuesday he will be retiring next summer after more than 11 years as president and chief executive officer of the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. Breunig, 68, has been praised as both a stabili...
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2014
10
Aug

Research Reveals High Incidence of Violence around Ancient Mesa Verde

Research Reveals High Incidence of Violence around Ancient Mesa Verde It’s a given that, in numbers terms, the 20th century was the most violent in world history, with civil wars, purges and two world wars killing as many as 200 million people. But on a per-capita basis, Washington State Universi...
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