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Voices of the Grand Canyon, New Film from Grand Canyon Trust
Dear Friends, Collaborative communities. Think for a bit. Have you ever been part of one? Recently, I’ve had multiple experiences that have brought home to me the power of collaborative communities. Collaboratives aren’t based on the gathering of like-thinking followers. They consist of...
Where Do You Fit in among the 8 Billion?
Dear Friends, Here’s a big piece of news. As of this moment—or perhaps yesterday—there are 8 billion people living on our planet. I have a long-term interest in population growth, but my focus on it today actually derives from the location of the washing machine and dryer in my home. ...
Federal Report Recommends Uranium Mining near Grand Canyon, Bears Ears
Dear Friends of Southwest Archaeology Today, How are you—how was your week? Probably not unlike yours, mine was not what I had expected it to be a few months ago. This past Wednesday through Sunday, I would have been in Austin, Texas, attending the Society for American Archaeology’s (SAA...
Federal Judge Rules that Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante Suits May Move Forward
Federal Judge Rules that Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante Suit May Move Forward A federal judge has turned down an attempt by the Trump administration to dismiss legal challenges to its 2017 decision to cut the size of Bear Ears National Monument in southern Utah. In a three-page ruling issued...
Tribal Consultation in the Kaibab National Forest and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Today's guest author is Connie Reid, an Archaeologist with the Kaibab National Forest: “Sometimes you get homesick, but here you don’t. It feels normal and like you were back to where you were before. You have a sense of being. Everything is there and you can feel it. You don’t have any feel...