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Journeys and Crossroads
By Matt Peeples, Preservation Archaeologist Earlier this week, I drove up to Springerville, Arizona, to give a talk at the Casa Malpais Museum hosted by the Little Colorado Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society. My presentation focused on migration and cultural diversity in the Upper...
An Archaeology Road Show in Arizona's Mogollon Highlands
By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist and Digital Media Specialist In a community such as Springerville, like almost every place in the Southwest with nearby water, archaeological evidence of ancient peoples is fairly common. The objects linking the past of these places to the present ar...
Art and Preservation Archaeology at Casa Malpais
By Doug Gann, Preservation Archaeologist For the past twelve years, I've been helping a community in eastern Arizona’s Mogollon Highlands preserve, protect, and interpret a unique ancient place now known as Casa Malpais. Because they are located at cooler elevations in and around the Wh...
New Mesa Verde Interpretive Center Opens Thursday
New Mesa Verde Interpretive Center Opens Thursday No more artifacts moldering in the “Tin Shed.” No more storing archives in nooks and crannies. No more driving a long, narrow, winding road to learn what Mesa Verde National Park has to offer. After decades of fundraising and lobbying, and fiv...