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Cremations and Associated Artifacts from the Campbell Collection, Joshua Tree National Monument (1992)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Adella B. Schroth.

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A Cultural Inventory of the Salt River Indian Reservation, Arizona (1972)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

This document consists of site descriptions for sites located on the Salt River Indian Reservation Lands. Those contributing content to the report include Gerald Bair, Susan B. Belt, Dav Buge, Thomas Cartledge, William G. Holiday, Susanne LaFollette, Minnabell E. Laughlin, Chad Phinney, Erwin R. Ray, Linda Richards, Helen P. Wells, Regge N. Wiseman, Robert York, and Betsy R. Zeligs.

HAER No. AZ-7, Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data, and Reduced Copies of Drawings (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Coolidge Dam was authorized in 1924 and was completed in 1928. It was built by the U.S. Indian Service. Today Coolidge Dam supplies water from the Gila River to the Gila River Indian Community and to non-Indian growers as well. This report satisfies Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) standards as established by the National Park Service. A copy of this report, along with a complete set of archival negatives and photographs, has been deposited in the HAER collection at the Library of...

Historic American Engineering Record: Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David M. Introcaso.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-7 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Coolidge Dam, which impounds water along the Gila River to form the San Carlos Reservoir 30 miles southwest of Globe, Arizona. It also contains a summary of Gila River water usage and conflicts over water access, from native Pima and Maricopa water use to Historic era, multi-community uses. The report contains a narrative...

The Pima Lateral: Historic-era Native American Irrigation Agriculture on the Lehi Terrace (2021)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher Rayle.

This is a presentation from the 2021 Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC) Fall symposium on "The Archaeology of Canals in the Arizona Desert". Recent data recovery operations conducted on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community by North Wind Resource Consulting (North Wind) resulted in two subsurface exposures of the Pima Lateral, an historic irrigation canal that served as the principal irrigation work for the early northside community prior to the creation of the Salt River Indian...

A Regional Archaeological Overview of the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan S. Burton.

This report provides a regional archaeological overview prepared for the Montezuma Hydroelectric Pumped-Storage Project by the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, under contract with the Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona. Specifically, it is designed to fulfill the archaeological data requirements for the Phase I Regional Study outlined by Wirth Associates, the consulting firm coordinating all environmental studies connected with the...

Research Design for Data Recovery for the Salt River Project and Arizona Public Service Transmission Line Facilities Along the Beeline Highway (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr..

Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) propose to construct three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposes to build a new line which will connect the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Butte substations. APS proposes to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Archaeological Consulting Services...

The Swilling Legacy (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Earl Zarbin.

Each year thousands of people come to the Salt River Valley, some to visit and some to live. They see a thriving, growing community. But like many who have spent most, or all, of their lives there, they don't know much about the Valley's origins or how it developed. The men and women who built the Valley were like today's people. They were trying to improve their own condition. In doing that, they contributed to the well-being of one another. Jack Swilling was one of them. Swilling...

Traditional Perspectives on Water, Canals, Archaeology, and Cultural Resources (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Angela Garcia-Lewis.

This is a presentation from the 2021 Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC) Fall symposium on "The Archaeology of Canals in the Arizona Desert". Research and excavation of ancient canals and archaeological sites is an academic pursuit for most archaeologists. For Native people, canals have a greater importance. Water is life, the return of irrigation water after so long is changing the landscape, emphasizing how the past is still important to living communities. This discussion will present...

Where did the Water Go? (2021)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Reylynne Williams.

This is a presentation from the 2021 Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC) Fall symposium on "The Archaeology of Canals in the Arizona Desert". The Huhugam created a vast irrigation canal system that extended for miles feeding agricultural fields and villages along the Salt and Gila Rivers. When the Gila River ran dry the Gila River Indian Community worked hard to return the water to the people. The Pima-Maricopa Irrigation Project, the first tribally built irrigation system would deliver...