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Food and Fertility
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins I was on Scott Michlin’s radio show for my monthly visit in July. You can listen to our conversation here. The topic was a recent study that discussed an ancient baby boom among the Pueblo people of the South...
From Durango to Durango and from Las Vegas to Las Vegas, Part 2
By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist In my previous post on the 14th biennial Southwest Symposium, I shared what I learned about the Fremont area. A number of other papers at the conference focused on the Virgin River area, which is the subject of today’s post. Sometimes conside...
Going Back to the Past: The Basketmaker Roots of the Pueblos
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins Scott Michlin welcomed me back to his morning show morning radio show on KSJE, the San Juan College radio station in Farmington, New Mexico, this past Monday. For December, I spoke about the Basketmaker era in the...
Mule Creek in Memphis
By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant The Society for American Archaeology held its 77th Annual Meeting last week, and several of Archaeology Southwest’s staff, research associates, and friends traveled to Memphis to talk about archaeology, see old friends, and enjoy some barbequ...