Tonto National Forest

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Kate Sarther Gann
Communications Coordinator
(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2019
19
Nov

Acoma Pueblo Rejoices in Shield’s Return

Acoma Pueblo Rejoices in Shield’s Return Video: Acoma Governor Vallo Comments on the Shield’s Return. Editors’ note: We strongly encourage our readers to watch this video of the press conference in its entirety to understand the cultural importance of the shield to the Pueblo of Acoma and th...
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2019
19
Nov

Archaeology Southwest Submits Comments on Tonto National Forest Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Tucson, Ariz. (November 7, 2019)—Archaeology Southwest has submitted formal comments to Neil Bosworth, Superintendent of the Tonto National Forest. The comments responded to the draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) released by the forest regarding a proposed copper mine and land exchange. ...
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2019
16
Apr

Protecting Greater Chaco - Important Updates

Protecting Greater Chaco Acoma Pueblo tribal Gov. Brian Vallo told members of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources at a hearing in New Mexico that not enough is being done to safeguard sacred sites scattered beyond the national park at Chaco Canyon. Many of the sites involve more ...
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2017
19
Nov

Jenny Adams's Amazing Guide to Manos and Metates Available Online

Blogs Worth Reading: Ground Stone Expert Jenny Adams on Identifying Types of Manos and Metates When I first learned about manos and metates used in the U.S. Southwest (in the 1970s), I found it confusing that manos were classified according to one set of types and the metates by a completely differ...
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2016
26
Jun

Congressman Grijalva Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Heritage Resources in Arizona (6/26/16)

Congressman Grijalva Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Heritage Resources in Arizona On June 22, 2016, Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that seeks national monument designation for a remarkable cultural landscape known as the Great Bend of the ...
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2016
13
Jun

Forest Service Fails to Protect Tonto National Forest from Excessive Off-Road Vehicle Use

Agency Documents Show Plan Likely to Result in Death of Endangered Species, Damage to Habitat, Rivers, Streams  (PHOENIX, Ariz.) June 13, 2016— The Tonto National Forest released a final draft of its long-awaited Travel Management Plan on Friday that ignored members of the public and conservatio...
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2015
17
Oct

Fortuities

Andy Laurenzi, Southwest Field Representative (October 17, 2015)—I'm not  an archaeologist, so the question I’ll answer is, how is it that I'm working for Archaeology Southwest? Logically, one would expect an archaeologist to work for an outfit that does archaeology. So here is a bit about my ...
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2010
01
Dec

Preservation Archaeology News, Fall 2010

To download a PDF of this issue, click here. Viewpoint Updates from the Field Deborah Huntley: Mule Creek 2010 The third field season at Mule Creek, New Mexico, was as productive and enjoyable as ever. Katherine Dungan and Rob Jones began in mid-May by finishing site recording and mapping from t...
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