Museum of Northern Arizona

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Kate Sarther Gann
Communications Coordinator
(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2019
09
Jul

ICOMOS Releases Report on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change

ICOMOS Releases Report on Cultural Heritage and Climate Change The “Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action” report was released by ICOMOS [International Council on Monuments and Sites] on Wednesday 3 July 2019 in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan at an event held during th...
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2019
22
Jan

Museum of Northern Arizona and the Glen Canyon Dam Project Today

Museum of Northern Arizona and the Glen Canyon Dam Project Today Archaeology is still an important research domain at the museum. In 2014, MNA began a cooperative agreement with Glen Canyon National Recreation area to monitor previously-recorded archaeological sites. These are sites known from the ...
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2017
27
Mar

Archaeology Organizations Ask Interior Secretary to Support Bears Ears

Banner image by R. E. Burrillo Scientific resources, cultural heritage and economic development at stake Tucson, Ariz. (March 6, 2017) – On the heels of Ryan Zinke’s confirmation as Secretary of the Interior, seven groups whose missions address the archaeology of Utah, Arizona, Colorado and Ne...
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2017
05
Mar

Archaeology Organizations Ask Interior Secretary to Support Bears Ears

Scientific resources, cultural heritage and economic development at stake Tucson, Ariz. (March 6, 2017) – On the heels of Ryan Zinke’s confirmation as Secretary of the Interior, seven groups whose missions address the archaeology of Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are urging the new Secre...
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2016
03
Apr

The Southwestern Anthropological Community Remembers Bernard "Bunny" Fontana

The Southwestern Anthropological Community Remembers Bernard "Bunny" Fontana Bernard “Bunny” Fontana, a renowned scholar and prolific author in the field of Southwestern history and archaeology, died early Saturday. He was 85 years old. Fontana’s career stretched six decades. He was a cultural...
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2015
17
May

Cronkite News Examines Repatriation in Arizona

Is Arizona Lagging in the Implementation of NAGPRA? Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes "stacked to the ceiling" that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native Americans, when one label caught his eye. Canyon Del Muerte. It was where Begay's family took their livestock to winte...
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2014
02
Nov

Museum of Northern Arizona Selects New Director

Museum of Northern Arizona Selects New Director The Museum of Northern Arizona has a new director and CEO. Carrie M. Heinonen will be stepping in for Robert Breunig, according to information from the museum. Breunig announced his retirement from the position earlier this year and will be leaving in...
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2014
31
Aug

Museum of Northern Arizona Director Robert Breunig Announces Retirement

Museum of Northern Arizona Director Robert Breunig Announces Retirement Robert Breunig announced Tuesday he will be retiring next summer after more than 11 years as president and chief executive officer of the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. Breunig, 68, has been praised as both a stabili...
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2014
17
Aug

Tribal Governor Rebuilding Ancient Ceramic Traditions of Jemez Pueblo

Tribal Governor Rebuilding Ancient Ceramic Traditions of Jemez Pueblo Joshua Madalena believes that Jemez black-on-white pottery is the original art form of the Jemez Pueblo people. This unique form of ceramic pottery is tempered with volcanic tuff or rock, slipped with white clay, painted with carb...
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