McKinley County (County) (Geographic Keyword)
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The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office is assisting the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Navajo Division, in safety of dam modifications to Asaayi Dam in McKinley County, New Mexico. Located on Bowl Creek along the western edge of the Chuska Mountains, Asaayi Dam was completed in 1964 by the Navajo Nation to provide opportunities for recreation and irrigation. The dam is approximately 25 miles northeast of Window Rock, Arizona, and is scheduled to undergo major construction...
Basketmaker III and Pueblo I Communities of Architectural Practice in the Chuska Valley, New Mexico
This thesis investigates communities of architectural practice of Basketmaker III and Pueblo I period (AD 500-875) residents of the Chuska Valley in northwest New Mexico. The project files include the architectural database developed as part of the project and thesis.
Cibola Prehistory Project (Project)
Project for documents and data that pertain to more than one project among the following: El Morro Valley Prehistory Project, the Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project, the Ojo Bonito Archaeological Project, and the Upper Little Colorado Prehistory Project directed by Keith Kintigh, the Cibola Archaeological Research Project directed by Patty Jo Watson, Steve LeBlanc, and Charles Redman, and the Rudd Creek Archaeological Project directed by Todd Howell.
Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World
Appendices, raw data, and analytical documents associated with: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.
Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project (HARP)
The Heshotauthla Archaeological Research Project (HARP) did limited excavation at the Pueblo IV site of Heshotauthla and intensive systematic survey in the area of the site on the Zuni Indian Reservation. Excavation was limited to areas threatened by erosion and areas thought t have been previously excavated by the Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition in the late 1880s. HARP survey recorded 305 prehistoric and historic sites in 10.4 square kilometers, including a post-Chaocan great...
Interactions with the Incorporeal in the Mississippian and Ancestral Puebloan Worlds
This research explores how people’s relationships with the spirits of the dead are embedded in political histories. It addresses the ways in which certain spirits were integral “inhabitants” of two social environments with disparate political traditions. Using the prehistoric mortuary record, this study investigate the spirits and their involvement in socio-political affairs in the Prehispanic American Southeast and Southwest. Foremost, this research constructs a framework to characterize...
James Schoenwetter Pollen Research Papers
James Schoenwetter (Ph.D. Southern Illinois 1967) was a Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. His research interests included prehistoric cultural ecology, applications of pollen analysis in archaeology and research methodology. Before his retirement in 2000 he directed the ASU Anthropology Department’s palynology lab. Pollen research by Schoenwetter and his students involved a variety of sites in Mesoamerica, North America and Europe. He directed archaeological and botanical...
Lower Pescado Village, Zuni Indian Reservation, Excavations
Nan Rothschild's and Susan Dublin's 1990s excavations at Lower Pescado Village on the Zuni Indian Reservation in New Mexico.
These are documents added by Robyn Morin.
Southwest Mortuary Database Project: 2011 SAA E-Session: Mortuary Practices in the American Southwest: Meta-Data Issues in the Development of a Regional Database
The study of prehistoric mortuary practices in the American Southwest is undergoing tremendous change in the new millennium. The challenges (and opportunities) of NAGPRA implementation, declines in the number of large samples being excavated, and loss of data from previously excavated samples have altered mortuary archaeology in the region. Given this state of affairs, the development of an integrated regional database of prehistoric mortuary practices is imperative. This session at the 76th...