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Kate Sarther Gann
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Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition Ready to Work with New Administration
Dear Friends, How do you know when you have the perfect job? For me, it’s when you get home after an 11-hour day and you’re relaxed, energized, and ready to face the ever-mounting challenges to Archaeology Southwest’s Preservation Archaeology mission. I left home just before 7:00 a.m....
Understanding When and How the Americas Were Populated
Understanding When and How the Americas Were Populated Most archaeologists would now agree that there were widely scattered, small but culturally diverse groups of people living in the Americas at least one or two millennia before the emergence of Clovis spear points. That estimate, then, placing p...
Chaco Landscape Still at Risk
Commentary: Chaco Landscape at Risk What’s happening under Bernhardt’s watch in the remote Greater Chaco Area of northwestern New Mexico illustrates in microcosm why he is perhaps the worst possible choice for the job as top steward of our public lands. Chaco Canyon and thousands of Indigenous ...
Thank You for Commenting
Unprecedented Number of Comments Submitted on Behalf of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante Organizations in Utah announced Tuesday that Americans across the country submitted more than 500,000 comments on the future of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. This outsized...
Public Archaeology in Unusual Settings
Carlyn Stewart, Public Archaeology Specialist (February 22, 2018)—The Downtown Mesa Festival of the Arts is an eclectic place where local artists come together two times a month in Mesa, Arizona, to sell homemade foods and crafts. A small section of downtown Mesa lined with antique stores and l...
Happy 110th Birthday, Tonto National Monument!
Carlyn Stewart, Public Archaeology Specialist (December 28, 2017)—Saturday, December 16 was my first big event up at Tonto National Monument. We celebrated the Monument’s 110th birthday by presenting archaeological demonstrations, passing out cupcakes, and hosting our 2nd Annual Luminary even...
What We're Doing This Week
Kate Sarther Gann, Communications Coordinator, and Content Editor, Archaeology Southwest Magazine (November 1, 2017)—Every so often, I ask our staff to say a few words about what they're working on that week. Here's this week's edition: Aaron Wright: I'm managing data and records fr...
Gorod Durakov, or What’s In a Name?
Jeff Clark, Preservation Archaeologist (April 5, 2016)—I spent a wonderful and exhausting six days in late March as a guide for a weeklong members’ tour of Salado and Classic Hohokam archaeological sites in the valleys of southern Arizona. Bill Doelle, Lyle Balenquah, and Alan Osbourne were my ...