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

2020
04
Jun

Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area

Archaeology Southwest, in partnership with the Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance, is pleased to support the newly designated Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area. This congressional designation honors, preserves, and celebrates the region’s diverse natural resources and cultural contribution...
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2018
26
Apr

Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection

In 2015, the Salmon Pueblo Archaeological Research Collection project (SPARC) was funded through at a National Endowment for the Humanities Collections and Reference grant (PW-228168-15). The goal of this project is to preserve and make accessible incomparable legacy data from the important excava...
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2017
01
Sep

Lower Gila River Ethnographic and Archaeological Project

Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that a team of affiliated researchers has earned a prestigious Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The $175,000 grant will help fund the Lower Gila River Ethnographic and Archaeological Project, an interdisci...
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2017
01
Sep

cyberSW

Big Data for Big Questions Archaeology Southwest is pleased to announce that a new joint initiative, cyberSW, has received a $1.7 million award through the National Science Foundation’s RIDIR program (Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sci...
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2017
18
Jul

Fluid Identities

Land, Water, and Religion during the Gila River Millennium (A.D. 450–1450) In 2017, Archaeology Southwest is beginning a new five-year investigation, which builds on the methods and themes of our Salado Impact investigation, and expands the temporal and geographic focus substantially. Social...
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2017
14
Apr

Foraging and Food Production in Southwest New Mexico, A.D. 150–1400

Understanding how people acquire food and maintain food security under changing social and environmental conditions has important implications for both understanding past human societies and exploring ways for contemporary societies to maintain access to food supplies. Archaeological datasets are id...
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2017
14
Apr

Isotopic Zooarchaeology in the Mesa Verde Region

As human populations worldwide grow and settle in formerly remote regions, questions about how hunting can be managed in order to provide long-term access to animals for local people without loss of biodiversity are becoming increasingly urgent. This project, a collaboration between Karen Schollmeye...
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2017
10
Apr

Standing with Bears Ears

Banner image by R. E. Burrillo Archaeology Southwest joins the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition and the Friends of Cedar Mesa as we #StandWithBearsEars. Donate Donate now, and together we can protect against threats to places like Bears Ears. Why? The Bears Ears region is not only a...
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2016
01
Jun

Hands-On Archaeology

Archaeology Southwest’s new Hands-On Archaeology program connects people of today with daily life in the distant past.
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2016
01
Jun

Travel Management on Our National Forests

If you’ve ever visited one of our National Forests, part of your experience within its boundaries involved travel on a road open to motorized vehicles. Over the past 30 years, as the popularity and availability of four-wheel-drive and off-highway vehicles has increased, motorized uses of our publi...
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2016
01
Jun

Saving Camp Naco, Arizona

Built between 1919 and 1923, Camp Naco (also known as Camp Newell) first housed military personnel during the Mexican Border Defense campaign and later served as a base camp for the Civilian Conservation Corps. Troops encamped at the facility included units of the renowned Buffalo Soldiers. The only...
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2016
01
Jun

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Boundary Expansion

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Coolidge, Arizona, is among the state’s best-known cultural landmarks because of its striking “Great House,” one of the largest known ancient structures in the United States. Established as the first archaeological reserve by President Benjamin Harrison i...
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