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Tunnel Fire Swept through Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Dear Friends, I’m in the field this morning, doing some filming in the few hours before the temperatures in the Great Bend of the Gila reach triple digits, so I have to keep this short. In this week following Earth Day, when so much of the news is about war and climate change impacts, I am g...
Genetic Data Indicate Scale of Contact-Era Native Population Decline
Genetic Data Indicate Scale of Contact-Era Native Population Decline A study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences using both modern and ancient mitochondrial DNA from Native Americans concludes that about 500 years ago, the number of reproductively active Native...