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Kate Sarther Gann
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2020
05
May

Now Online: A Tale of Two Cities: Casa Malpais, Kinishba, and the Elusive Promise of Archaeological Tourism

Even though this event has passed, you can explore extended content and soon watch a video recording of this presentation at the link below. Extended Content Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café—now happening live and online for all to enjoy from the comfort of ho...
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2018
11
Sep

Bears Ears Education Center Opens September 22

Bears Ears Education Center Opens September 22 Instead, the goal of the new Bears Ears Education Center is to serve up what its organizers say the federal government has neglected to provide — a way to teach the public about protecting the precious but sensitive cultural history in this archaeolo...
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2017
19
Nov

Jenny Adams's Amazing Guide to Manos and Metates Available Online

Blogs Worth Reading: Ground Stone Expert Jenny Adams on Identifying Types of Manos and Metates When I first learned about manos and metates used in the U.S. Southwest (in the 1970s), I found it confusing that manos were classified according to one set of types and the metates by a completely differ...
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2015
21
Jun

Another Study Finds Kennewick Man Was Native American

Another Study Finds Kennewick Man Was Native American On Thursday, Danish scientists published an analysis of DNA obtained from the skeleton. Kennewick Man’s genome clearly does not belong to a European, the scientists said. “It’s very clear that Kennewick Man is most closely related to conte...
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2015
24
May

Continuing Efforts to Fight for the Preservation of the Chaco Landscape

Continuing Efforts to Fight for the Preservation of the Chaco Landscape Over the past few months, I have continued to advocate for protection of the Greater Chaco Landscape. This has included attending a number of meetings with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other officials, conducting a tour...
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2015
22
Feb

When is a Village? Defining the Beginnings of Village Life is the Topic of Archaeology Southwest's Next Archaeology Cafe - Tucson

When is a Village? Defining the Beginnings of Village Life is the Topic of Archaeology Southwest's Next Archaeology Cafe - Tucson On March 3, 2015, Dr. Lisa C. Young (University of Michigan) and Dr. Sarah A. Herr (Desert Archaeology, Inc.) will describe what makes a settlement a village. We meet on ...
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2015
15
Feb

Ancient Southwestern Ceramics Point to the Survival of the Most Connected

Ancient Southwestern Ceramics Point to the Survival of the Most Connected In the late 13th century, the American southwest was hit by a major drought. When resources were exhausted and agriculture failed, some groups of people were forced to migrate out of the region. Entire areas of northern Ariz...
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2014
23
Feb

Sacred Objects Treated with Respect on the Trip Back to Hopi and Apache Lands

Sacred Objects Treated with Respect on the Trip Home to Hopi and Apache Two dozen ceremonial items bought last year at auction in France are set to return to Arizona in a way that pays reverence to the beliefs of American Indian tribes... That means shipping the sacred items free of plastics, bubbl...
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2013
15
Dec

Annenberg Foundation Purchases and Plans to Repatriate Hopi and Apache Sacred Objects

Annenberg Foundation Purchases and Plans to Repatriate Hopi and Apache Sacred Objects The Annenberg Foundation has revealed that it was an anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American artifacts that were being sold at a controversial auction in Paris earlier this week. The Los Angeles-...
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2013
01
Dec

Outrage Expressed over Second Paris Auction of Objects Sacred to Hopi Peoples

Outrage Expressed over Second Paris Auction of Objects Sacred to Hopi Peoples Activists vowed Thursday to block the proposed sale of sacred objects originating from Arizona’s Hopi tribe at a Paris auction, just months after a similar controversy stoked outrage. Tribal people’s advocacy group S...
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2013
21
Jul

Sacred Object Sold at Paris Auction Returned to Hopi Tribe

Sacred Object Sold at Paris Auction Returned to Hopi Tribe One of the several dozen sacred items sold at auction in Paris last spring has been returned to the Hopi people. The tribe was vehemently opposed to the sale. In April when lawyer Pierre Servan-Schreibercouldn’t convince a French judge ...
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2013
07
Jul

The Museum of Northern Arizona Celebrates Annual Hopi Heritage Festival

The Museum of Northern Arizona Celebrates Annual Hopi Heritage Festival Hopi people dance to bring rainfall. On Saturday, the Hopi people shared this dance at the Hopi heritage festival at the Museum of Northern Arizona. They also shared glimpses into the history and culture of the Hopi people. Al...
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