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Why You Should Experience Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café at The Loft Cinema for a series of programs exploring the deep and diverse history of the Southwest. Join us on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, as Kyle Woodson discusses Casa Grande National Monument. Explore what makes this place special...
Continuing Coverage: Chaco Buffer Zone
Continuing Coverage: Chaco Buffer Zone Months after the U.S. House passed a bill that would create a long-sought, 10-mile drilling ban on federal land around Chaco Culture National Historical Park, the Navajo Nation is demanding Congress cut the proposed protection zone in half. The Navajo Nation C...
Cafés Are Complicated
Bill Doelle, President & CEO (August 30, 2019)—When Archaeology Southwest wholeheartedly embraced the “science café” movement more than a decade ago, we knew from the overwhelming response that we had started a good thing with Archaeology Café. And before we knew it, we’d hosted c...
Isleta Pueblo Regains 140 Square Miles of Traditional Lands
Isleta Pueblo Regains 140 Square Miles of Traditional Lands A Native American pueblo at the edge of New Mexico's largest city added 140 square miles of its historic homelands to its jurisdiction Friday under a deal the U.S. Interior Department says represents the single largest transfer of land back...
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...