Patrick Lyons

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2016
21
Dec

New Site Protection Acquisition: The Taylor Site

Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (December 21, 2016)—Beginning with a visit in 1692, Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino and various representatives of the Spanish crown traveled on several occasions along much of the San Pedro River within what is now Arizona. They encountered a number o...
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2016
12
Jan

You're Invited: Making Archaeology Public

Sarah Herr, Senior Project Director, Desert Archaeology, Inc. (January 12, 2016)—This Thursday night in Tucson, the 15th biennial Southwest Symposium opens. The Southwest Symposium has always been one of my favorite archaeological conferences, as archaeologists working in the Southwest United Sta...
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2015
08
Nov

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde

Crow Canyon's Village Ecodynamics Project Clarifies Understanding of Mesa Verde Vultures carve lazy circles in the sky as a stream of tourists marches down a walkway into Colorado's Spruce Canyon. Watching their steps, the visitors file along a series of switchbacks leading to one of the more impro...
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2015
15
Apr

What Most of Us Are Doing This Week: Ridiculously Long Titles Edition

Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist Many of us here at Archaeology Southwest will be spending part of this week in San Francisco, California, at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting. Every year, thousands of archaeologists flock to a different North American city to o...
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2014
01
Jun

Bruce Babbit Advocates for a Major Push in Public Lands Protection

Bruce Babbit Advocates for a Major Push in Public Lands Protection When a racist rancher in Nevada and his armed supporters can command headlines by claiming to own and control publicly owned lands, perhaps it's time to remind Westerners about the history of the nation's public-land heritage. Recal...
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2014
07
Jan

Tanque Verde Brown and the Temper of Sand

By Lewis Borck, Preservation Fellow   In the not-so-distant past, I organized a meeting of the minds to discuss problems and interesting phenomena associated with precontact southern Arizona pottery (“precontact” meaning “before the arrival of Europeans”). As I prepared for “Edge ...
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2013
30
May

Not Just for Sherd Nerds

By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist   Although a holiday, this past Monday definitely was not a quiet day at Archaeology Southwest. The first full day of the Preservation Archaeology Field School kicked off with some introductory lectures and tours. I was fortunate to tag along for ...
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2013
10
Mar

Patrick Lyons Selected as Director of the Arizona State Museum

Patrick Lyons Selected as Director of the Arizona State Museum In the midst of its 120th year, Arizona State Museum (ASM) has named Patrick D. Lyons, Ph.D., as its new director. Lyons, an archaeologist, is ASM’s seventh director since its founding by the territorial legislature in 1893. Lyons repl...
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2012
29
Jul

Archaeologist Elisa Villalpando vs. the Narcotraficantes

Archaeologist Elisa Villalpando vs. the Narcotraficantes During the holiday season, my family always hosted the many archaeology graduate students from Binghamton University in upstate New York, where my father, Randall McGuire, was and still is a professor. After the dinner of turkey with all the ...
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2011
17
Jul

Besh-Ba-Gowah and the Salado Phenomenon

Besh-Ba-Gowah and the Salado Phenomenon Ancient ruins can be the most personal of artifacts, whispering with the voices of those they once sheltered. But such whispers often spark more questions than answers. Consider Globe's Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park, where rustic stone ramparts and reconst...
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2010
05
Dec

Pueblo Grande Indian Market Events Scheduled for Dec. 11 and 12

Pueblo Grande Indian Market Events Scheduled for Next Weekend Pueblo Grande Event Next Weekend Celebrate at the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park Saturday and Sunday, December 11 & 12, 2010.  More than 200 Native American artists will participate in this major cultural event.  Th...
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2010
28
Nov

Meetings of the American Anthropological Association Featured a Growing "Jargon Gap"

Meetings of the American Anthropological Association Feature Growing "Jargon Gap" This weekend's annual conference of the American Anthropological Association drew more than 6,000 scholars, making it among the best-attended meetings in the organization's history. But the robust numbers did not preve...
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