Akimel O'odham (Culture Keyword)

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A Class III Cultural Resource Survey of Five Alternative Alignments in the South Mountain Freeway Corridor Study Area, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Andrew Darling.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) initiated preparation of a new Environmental Impact Statement and Location/Design Concept Report in 2001 to consider alternatives to the findings of the 1988 South Mountain Freeway concept (SMCT 2001). In the summer of 2001, HDR Engineering, Inc. was contracted to provide services in connection with this project. The GRIC-CRMP was subcontracted to provide a Class I cultural resource overview of the study area (Burden 2002) and subsequently to...


Class III Cultural Resources Survey for the Salt River Project 115kV Coolidge to Hayden Electrical Transmission Line Right-of-Way Easement Renewal in District 1 of the Gila River Indian Community, Pinal County, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Craig M. Fertelmes.

This document presents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey with management recommendations for the Salt River Project’s (SRP) 115kV Coolidge to Hayden electrical transmission line right-of-way (ROW) in District 1 of the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC), Pinal County, Arizona. The survey was completed by the GRIC Cultural Resources Management Program (CRMP; Project No. 2015.16sl), at the request of SRP, and in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation...


A Cultural Resources Assessment of Potential Routes for the Salt River Project's Proposed 230 kV Electric Transmission Line in District 4 of the Gila River Indian Community, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher P. Garraty.

This report presents the results of a Cultural Resources Assessment (Class I Records Search, with limited supplemental fieldwork) by the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) Cultural Resource Management Program (CRMP) for the proposed construction of a 230 kV electric transmission line in District 4 of the GRIC, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (CRMP Project No. 2012.36x0). Implementation of the proposed undertaking will require approval from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Pima Agency....


Finding and Understanding Ancient Hohokam Irrigated Agricultural Fields in Southern Arizona (2021)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kyle Woodson.

This is a presentation from the 2021 Arizona Archaeological Council (AAC) Fall symposium on "The Archaeology of Canals in the Arizona Desert". For over a century, archaeologists have investigated the vast network of prehistoric Hohokam canal irrigation systems in the lower Salt and middle Gila river valleys, as well as in other areas of southern Arizona. However, documentation of the agricultural fields in which prehistoric farmers irrigated their crops generally was lacking until the last...


Historic American Engineering Record: San Carlos Irrigation Project, North and South of Gila River, Vicinity of Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-50 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use history of San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP) waterways and features, which deliver Gila River water to central and southern Arizona for agriculture, industrial, and residential uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Authorized under the San Carlos Act (43 Stat.475), SCIP is a joint...


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...


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...