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2019
25
Nov

Archaeology Southwest Formally Opposes BLM Reorganization

Tucson, Ariz. (November 25, 2019)—Today, Archaeology Southwest joined a coalition of heritage preservation and advocacy groups in formally opposing the planned relocation of key offices at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, DC, to Grand Junction, Colorado, and other locations in ...
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2019
25
Jun

One-Year Moratorium on Chaco-Area Drilling Passes House

One-Year Moratorium on Chaco-Area Drilling Passes House Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján’s initiative to secure a one-year moratorium on oil and gas drilling near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Assistant Speaker Luján...
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2019
04
Jun

Fingerprints Show Chaco Potters Were Male and Female

New Research: Fingerprints Show Chaco Potters Were Male and Female In the Pueblo communities of New Mexico and Arizona, pottery is a skill that is traditionally passed down from grandmothers and mothers to younger women of the community. This custom was thought to have ancient origins, and archaeol...
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2018
13
Aug

Grant Award Supports Study of Acoma Pueblo's History on the Greater Chaco Landscape

Tucson, Ariz. (August 13, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest has received a $10,000 grant from the Southwest Intervention Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to support work on the Pueblo of Acoma Preservation Study of the Greater Chaco Landscape. Goals of the project include:1) h...
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2015
31
Dec

Archaeology Southwest’s Most Memorable Moments of 2015

Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator   (December 31, 2015)—Inspired by a clever post from our friends at the Friends of Cedar Mesa, we decided to compile our own list. So, with a hat-tip to Amanda Nichols and Josh Ewing at FCM, we give you, in no particular order, Archaeology Sout...
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2015
29
Dec

Protecting the Greater Chaco Landscape: December 2015 Update

Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (December 29, 2015)—The last two months have been very busy and productive as we continue our efforts to protect the fragile and irreplaceable Greater Chaco Landscape. We convened two Southwest regional public forums. The first was held at Crow Canyon Arc...
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2015
03
Dec

Study Reveals National Significance of the Great Bend of the Gila

Thursday, December 3rd NEWLY RELEASED STUDY SHOWS NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ARIZONA CULTURAL RESOURCES ANALYSIS EMPHASIZES CULTURAL IMPORTANCE OF 'THE GREAT BEND OF THE GILA'; REINFORCES NEED FOR PERMANENT PROTECTION Phoenix, AZ. – An in-depth study released today by the National Tru...
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2015
22
Oct

Carrying Gila Bend to Washington and Making “National Significance” Personal

Bill Doelle, President & CEO (October 22, 2015)—As the month of September drew to a close, a group of 13 set out early on a gray Washington, D.C. morning to fulfill an educational mission. We assembled at 7:00 a.m. at the offices of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Our team memb...
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2015
02
Jul

Meeting with Senator Tom Udall at Chaco Canyon

By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist June 30, 2015—As many of you know, I’ve been actively engaged in protecting the Greater Chaco Landscape for much of the last year. Impacts to this amazing landscape from the development of oil-gas facilities in association with the Mancos Shale play...
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2015
18
Jan

Archaeology IS Research in the Public Interest

Archaeology IS Research in the Public Interest In a recent editorial published on Politico's website, Senator Rand Paul (R-TN) and Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) argue that public funds should only be used on "the highest priority research that is in the national interest." Paul and Smith cite e...
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2014
30
Sep

Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century

Preparing to Serve Again: Southern Arizona’s Camp Naco Begins Second Century Recent infusion of funding helps repair formerly derelict historical military installation and plan for 21st-century use (Tucson, Ariz.) September 30, 2014—Eight years of fervent grassroots efforts to save Camp Na...
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2014
19
Aug

National Monument Would Bring Economic Benefit to Great Bend of the Gila

Archaeology Southwest and the National Trust for Historic Preservation continue to work with local communities and stakeholders to seek their input and support for a legislative designation for the Great Bend of the Gila. [From the Gila Bend Chamber of Commerce and the National Trust for Hist...
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