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Continuing Coverage: Destruction of Sacred Lands along the Border
Dear Friends, This week I am celebrating—and indulging in—my addiction. To books. The celebration is because I am almost done populating my new wall of built-in bookshelves in my home office. It’s wonderful to have the information sources I need just three feet away from my desk. And ...
Continuing Coverage: Administration to Announce “Revisions” to Bedrock Environmental Law
Dear Friends, This past week, a four-story adobe building built in the early 1300s and known today as the Casa Grande has consumed many hours of my time. On Monday of last week, the manuscript for the reissue of our 2009 Archaeology Southwest Magazine on the Casa Grande Community was turned ove...
Remembering Raymond H. Thompson (1924–2020)
Remembering Raymond H. Thompson (1924–2020) Raymond Harris Thompson, Jr., PhD, director emeritus of the Arizona State Museum (ASM), former head of the Department of Anthropology, and professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Arizona (UA), died peacefully on January 29 in Tucson, sur...
The Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR) Welcomes New Director
The Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR) Welcomes New Director Greetings! My name is Chris Nicholson and this month (October 1st) I was hired to be the new Executive Director at the Center for Digital Antiquity and tDAR. I come to Digital Antiquity from the University of Wyoming, where I served as ...
Archaeology Southwest Makes Recommendations to the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality
Preservation nonprofit urges robust, creative tribal consultation, public input, and scientific rigor in NEPA implementation Tucson, Ariz. (August 21, 2018)—On August 20, Archaeology Southwest joined more than 10,000 citizens and organizations in responding to the call from the U.S. Council on ...