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Postponed: Why You Should Experience Aztec and Salmon
UPDATE: 4/10/2020. This event has moved online. Join us on April 14, 2020 to participate safely from the comforts of your own home. Register here. Knowledge seekers of every kind are welcome at Archaeology Café at The Loft Cinema for a series of programs exploring the deep and diverse history of...
Bears Ears Education Center Opens September 22
Bears Ears Education Center Opens September 22 Instead, the goal of the new Bears Ears Education Center is to serve up what its organizers say the federal government has neglected to provide — a way to teach the public about protecting the precious but sensitive cultural history in this archaeolo...
Grant Award for NAGPRA Compliance at Salmon Pueblo
Farmington, NM (September 11, 2018)—Larry Baker, Executive Director of Salmon Ruins Museum (the San Juan County Museum Association), together with partner Archaeology Southwest, is pleased to announce the award of a $69,932 grant from the National Park Service’s National NAGPRA Program. This gra...
Now Online: The Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection
Tucson, Ariz. (May 18, 2018)—Archaeology Southwest, together with its partners University of Nebraska-Lincoln-Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (IATH) and the Salmon Ruins Museum, is happy to announce ...
Archaeology and Digital Technology, Plus an Update on the SPARC Project
Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist (March 31, 2016)—Scott Michlin welcomed me back to his San Juan College KSJE Morning Show in February. We discussed the role of digital technology in archaeology. You can listen to our conversation here. The primary topic for my radio chat with Scott was ...
National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Grant to Digitize and Preserve Data from Salmon Pueblo
National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Grant to Digitize and Preserve Data from Salmon Pueblo Carrie Heitman, an assistant professor of archaeology at UNL, will lead the digitization of the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection that tells the story of the indigenous Chacoan cultur...
Grant Award News: NEH Fuels SPARC
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist On March 23, we were thrilled to learn that the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection (SPARC) project would be funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The total project funding is $300,000. The project will preserve a...
Turquoise Trade among Ancestral Pueblo Groups
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins Scott Michlin welcomed me back to his radio show last month, and I came bearing tales of turquoise (click here to listen to our discussion). Sharon Hull (University of Manitoba, Department of Geological Sciences) and her ...
News from the North: A Burial from Salmon Pueblo and Some Thoughts on the Great Drought
By Paul F. Reed, Preservation Archaeologist and Chaco Scholar at Salmon Ruins Host Scott Michlin recently welcomed me back to his morning radio show on KSJE, the San Juan College radio station in Farmington, New Mexico. I’m on with Scott every month to discuss interesting topics in local ...
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...
Animal Rights Groups Claim Wild Horses are a Species Native to North America
Animal Rights Groups Claim Wild Horses Are a Species Native to North America Animal rights groups are pressing a case in federal court maintaining that wild horses roamed the West about 1.5 million years ago and didn't disappear until as recently as 7,600 years ago. More important, they say, a growi...