Pecos Conference

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

2020
09
Jun

CyberSW 1.0 Launches

Dear Friends, These are uncomfortable times. Even deeply discouraging times.  But momentum toward change is palpable.  To minimize discouragement, this week we dropped several links to articles on the business-as-usual of the administration and various federal agencies. And, looking forwa...
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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
08
May

BLM Staffers Disallowed from Attending SAAs in DC

BLM Staffers Disallowed from Attending SAAs in DC The Bureau of Land Management blocked at least 14 of its staff archaeologists and other specialists from attending a major scientific conference this year, at a time when archaeological sites have become a flashpoint in the debate over public lands ...
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2017
23
Jul

The Pace of Vandalism at Our National Parks Continues to Grow - 7/24/17

The Pace of Vandalism at Our National Parks Continues to Grow What can we do as a culture to cut down on incidences of graffiti at our national parks? That’s the question Mesa Verde National Park officials are asking after the park was the recent target of vandals. In a long message posted on the...
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2016
06
Jun

Negative Propaganda about Proposed Bears Ears Monument Spreading in Southern Utah

Negative Propaganda about Proposed Bears Ears Monument Spreading in Southern Utah Forged letters and flyers appearing at gas stations and post offices in tribal lands in Utah are spreading false information about a proposal to create a national monument that protects Native American land. The propo...
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2015
07
Jun

The Southwestern Archaeology Community Notes the Passing of Roger Lidman

The Southwestern Archaeology Community Notes the Passing of Roger Lidman Roger studied public history, public administration, and business administration ultimately graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in anthropology. He started working part time at Pueblo Grande Museum June 1976,...
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2014
03
Aug

Pecos Conference Begins Thursday, August 7

Pecos Conference Begins Thursday, August 7 The Pecos Conference is an annual conference of archaeologists which is held in the southwestern United States or northwestern Mexico. Each August, archaeologists gather under open skies somewhere in the southwestern United States or northwestern Mexico. ht...
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2014
15
Jun

Boom Times for Archaeologists in North Dakota - Is the Four Corners Region Next?

Boom Times for Archaeologists in North Dakota - Is the Four Corners Region Next? Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig. But across the hyperactive oil fields of North Dakota, these ...
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2014
04
May

Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences

Patricia Crown Named to the National Academy of Sciences University of New Mexico archaeologist Patricia Crown was named Tuesday to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. In an interview, Crown said she was humbled by the surprise announcement. “It’s just an incredible honor,” she said...
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2013
09
Jun

Vandalism in National Parks and the Social Media Effect

Vandalism in National Parks and the Social Media Effect The cause of this recent spike in graffiti on public lands is unclear, but some park personnel say there is reason to believe that it coincides with the rise of social media. “In the old days,” said Lorna Lange, the spokeswoman for Joshua T...
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2013
05
May

Excavations at Sky Harbor Reveal More Information on Hohokam Canal Systems

Excavations at Sky Harbor Reveal More Information on Hohokam Canal Systems Under the dull roar of an airplane descending toward Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s north runway, Kenny Bowekaty cordons off a roughly 4-foot-square section of earth. Slowly, Bowekaty works through the dirt, so...
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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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