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Indigenous Landscapes of the Grand Canyon
Dear Friends of Southwest Archaeology Today, I hope this finds you well. My week was brightened by another bit of good news from a Preservation Archaeology Field School alumnus: Kiley Stoj (2018) was awarded a Fulbright, as reported by SUNY Cortland. Congratulations, Kiley. As I write this Tue...
Oil and Gas Industry Group Sues BLM for Taking the Time to Preserve the Chaco Landscape
Oil and Gas Industry Group Sues BLM for Taking the Time to Preserve the Chaco Landscape Representatives of the oil and gas industry are upset with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for not holding quarterly lease sales for drilling on public lands. On Thursday, the Western Energy Alliance, a De...
Cedar Mesa and Preservation Archaeology
Bill Doelle, President & CEO My number of waking hours in Bluff, Utah, was just slightly more than the 16-hour round-trip drive from Tucson to attend the annual Celebrate Cedar Mesa Weekend. It was well worth the effort. As the program rolled out to some 300 attendees, I was thrilled t...
From the Editor’s Desk
By Kate Sarther Gann, Content Editor, Archaeology Southwest Magazine Thoughts on Archaeology Southwest Magazine 28(3 & 4), “Tortuous and Fantastic: Cultural and Natural Wonders of Greater Cedar Mesa”: No doubt about it, this issue is a whopper. The biggest we’ve ever done, in ...
Hester Davis Passes
Hester Davis Passes We mourn the recent passing of Hester Davis, considered a national treasure by the archaeological community. She served as the Arkanas State Archaeologist from the creation of the position, in 1967, until her retirement in 1999. For many years, she also taught Public Archaeolog...
Archaeological Looting as Reality TV
Spike TV Launches Reality TV Program Featuring Archaeological Looting Spike TV ventures around the country in search of historical treasure buried in the backyards of unsuspecting citizens in the new unscripted original series, “American Digger.” Premiering Tuesday, March 20 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, ...
Almost Halfway to our Goal of $5,000 to Support Southwest Archaeology Today!
Almost Halfway to our Goal of $5,000 to Support Southwest Archaeology Today! Many thanks to the 76 generous Southwest Archaeology Today subscribers who have given a total of $2,175 in response to the online campaign! This invaluable support helps us continue to deliver SAT to more than 1,500 inboxes...