New Mexico archaeology

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2012
19
Nov

Report on the NMAC Conference: Chuska and Chaco

By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins The New Mexico Archaeological Council (NMAC) 2012 Fall Conference convened on Saturday, November 10. The theme was Chuska–Chaco relationships across the San Juan Basin. A series of papers summarized recent initial...
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2012
20
Aug

At Home and on the Road

By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant It’s hard to believe we’ve been back from the field for a little over a month now. Thanks again to our students for all the hard work that made this field season such a success! Now that the field work is over, it’s time to get laboratory...
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2012
28
Jun

...And More Questions Raised!

  By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant In my last post, I described three goals for our research at Fornholt this year.  In this post, I’ll discuss the second of these goals. Last year, in the two-story part of the southern room block, we found a burned storage room filled wit...
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2012
22
Jun

One Question Answered...

  By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant Somehow, we’re more than halfway through the field season—time really does fly out here!—and now it’s time to provide an update on our research. Older blog posts will give you an idea of how our fieldwork last summer shaped our unders...
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2012
21
Jun

Student Post: Reaching Out

  By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist Andi Sei understands why we must share what we are learning with the community: Archaeology isn’t just for the academic. Public education is vital for the community and the archaeologist. This past Saturday, our field school held t...
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2012
06
Jun

Student Post: Blissfully Disconnected

  By Deborah L. Huntley, Preservation Archaeologist Field school student Megan Smith settles in to the rhythm of camp life: I often feel that I have lost sight of what is really important in my life as I scramble to meet deadlines and constantly focus my views so nar...
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2012
30
Apr

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...
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2011
19
Oct

Even Farther Underground: The Pithouses of Mule Creek

By Katherine A. Dungan, Research Assistant As you know from previous posts, our work in the Upper Gila focuses on the Kayenta and Salado migrations of the late 13th through mid-15th centuries and on the 13th century occupation at the Fornholt site, where we worked this past summer. Mule Cr...
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2011
02
Oct

Reassignment of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office Director a Cause for Concern

Reassignment of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office Director a Cause for Concern E-mails obtained by The Republic and interviews with Phoenix officials confirmed that the city's internal investigation into Stocklin and the Historic Preservation Office relates to a complaint from homeowners. City...
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2011
23
Sep

Tracking Kayenta, Understanding Salado

By Jeff Clark, Preservation Archaeologist Our work in Mule Creek and the Upper Gila is part of Archaeology Southwest’s long-term research project to assess the scale and impact of Kayenta migrations in the southern Arizona during the late 13th and 14th centuries A.D. The Kayenta were a r...
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2011
04
Aug

Innovative Virtual Exhibit to Explore Chaco's Legacy

Tucson, AZ (August 4, 2011)—Center for Desert Archaeology Preservation Archaeologists Paul F. Reed and Doug Gann have been awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to digitally interpret recent archaeological findings from the Middle San Juan region of northwestern New M...
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