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The Meaning of Monument
Aaron Wright, Preservation Archaeologist (June 11, 2017)—Monuments come in different shapes and sizes. For many, monuments bring to mind plaques or statues that commemorate some historical figure or event. It is important to recognize that places may also be monuments—from a dot on a map, as w...
The Santa Fe New Mexican Honors the Life's Work of Polly Schaafsma
The Santa Fe New Mexican Honors the Life's Work of Polly Schaafsma Polly Dix Schaafsma, an archaeologist who has long specialized in Indian rock art, is featured in the current issue of the New Mexico Historical Review, and this month she is receiving two honorary doctorate degrees in recognition ...
Something There is That Doesn’t Love a (Painted) Wall
By Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (With a nod to poet Robert Frost!) It’s always fun introducing new site stewards to a site, especially on field trips with experienced site stewards. Nanette Weaver and Bob Sherman, the new regional site steward coordinators for the lower and midd...