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Life of the Gila: Hohokam Worlds
Leslie Aragon, Preservation Archaeology Fellow (February 28, 2020)—When contemporary O’odham talk about their ancestors, they use the term Huhugam. This is an important distinction between actual people (the ancestors) and the archaeological culture I’ll describe here. Hohokam is not really...
Excavating a Hohokam Ballcourt
Leslie Aragon, Preservation Archaeology Fellow (July 27, 2018)—One of the best things about being a Preservation Fellow at Archaeology Southwest is that I sometimes have the opportunity to collaborate with people from other organizations. A few months ago, some of our friends and colleagues at ...
By Ely Rareshide, field school student from Rice University Before we put trowel to dirt at the Dinwiddie site, we first visited the Valencia site at Pima Community College, Desert Vista Campus, to train our “archaeological eyes.” Bill Doelle led us through the site and explained how to interpr...
New Video Traverses the Great Bend of the Gila
This Archaeology Southwest video takes you on a spectacular journey to the Gila Bend region of southern Arizona, where you will experience the richness and fragility of this abiding cultural crossroads.
The Great Bend of the Gila
This issue of Archaeology Southwest presents several thousand years of human history along the Great Bend of the Gila River.