Heritage Tourism

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

2018
01
Apr

Archaeologists Document Oldest Known Footprints in North America

Archaeologists Document Oldest Known Footprints in North America A team of Canadian scientists from the University of Victoria and the Hakai Institute has found fossilized human footprints of at least three different sizes impressed into a 13,000-year-old paleosol beneath beach sands on Calvert Is...
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2017
23
Apr

International Tourism at Places Such As Mesa Verde in Decline

International Tourism at Places Such As Mesa Verde in Decline It should go without saying that any U.S. travel ban will reduce incoming travel. That, after all, is the point. But when the Trump administration moved, so far unsuccessfully, to restrict travel from predominately Muslim nations it beli...
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2017
27
Feb

Identification of a Powerful Matrilineal Descent Line at Pueblo Bonito

Identification of a Powerful Matrilineal Descent Line at Pueblo Bonito They believe that power and influence in Chaco Canyon was hierarchical, belonged to this small group of people and was passed down through a female line between 800 and 1130 A.D. “At the center of Chaco is an elite matriline,...
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2015
28
Oct

Invest in Ourselves, in Our Sense of Place

Bill Doelle, President & CEO (October 28, 2015)—Archaeology Southwest is an enthusiastic supporter of the seven Pima County bond proposals that are on the November 3 ballot. Our mission—to explore and protect the places of our past—is at the core of many of the bond projects. In previou...
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2013
06
Oct

Park Closures Divert Tourists to Native Lands

Park Closures Divert Tourists to Native Lands Keith Riddle and Merilyn Lassman had planned to celebrate their retirement with a visit to the Grand Canyon — “a lifelong dream of ours,” she said. But because of the government shutdown, and the closing of the entire national park system, they fou...
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