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Archaeology Southwest Pilot Survey Informs on Chaco Protection Zone
Dear Friends, This past Saturday was National Public Lands Day. I pretty seriously threw out my back on Friday, so I wasn’t up for a hike to celebrate this special day. But I did watch an amazing documentary on Patagonia’s YouTube site: “Public Trust: The Fight for America’s Public Lands....
“Then, Now, and Forever: Zuni in the Grand Canyon” Film Released on YouTube
Dear Friends, In 1986, the first issue of the newsletter that became Archaeology Southwest Magazine featured the charter members of the company that became Archaeology Southwest taking a tour of the Romero Ruin. The site is located in Catalina State Park on Tucson’s north side. Since then, I...
Exploring and Experiencing Places of the Past and Present
Sophia Draznin-Nagy, Mills College (June 27, 2017)—Our recent adventure to northern New Mexico included a visit to the Pueblo of Zuni on June 17. The community was preparing for the first day of a four-day ceremony tied to the summer solstice to bring in the new season. We toured the Village of ...
U.S. Rep. Grijalva, Archaeology Southwest, Inter Tribal Association of Arizona Unite to Protect the Great Bend of the Gila with National Monument
Collaboration Signals Greater Tribal Involvement in Federal Land Management PHOENIX (August 29, 2016)—During a two-year study process to examine the deep human history of 84,000 acres of federal land in Maricopa and Yuma Counties, Archaeology Southwest and study participants explored ancestral...
Protection for Los Gigantes
Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist May 19, 2015—Archaeology Southwest is very pleased to announce that we've recently purchased the Los Gigantes archaeological site from the ranching family in the El Morro Valley of west-central New Mexico who has protected it for generations. This ancest...
Tribal Consultation in the Kaibab National Forest and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Today's guest author is Connie Reid, an Archaeologist with the Kaibab National Forest: “Sometimes you get homesick, but here you don’t. It feels normal and like you were back to where you were before. You have a sense of being. Everything is there and you can feel it. You don’t have any feel...