Flagstaff (Geographic Keyword)

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The 1959-1960 Transwestern Pipeline: Window Rock to Flagstaff (1964)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alan P. Olson.

During the winter of 1959-1960, Transwestern Pipeline Inc. and Gulf Interstate Co. constructed a 30 inch transmission pipeline form Texas to the California border. The Museum of Northern Arizona, in agreement with the National Park Service, provided the personnel for archaeological salvage on a portion of the line across northern Arizona. The project was under the overall direction of Charles R. Steen and Zorro A. Bradley of the Southwestern Region Headquarters of the National Park Service in...

An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Phase III (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn K. Kinsey. Heather L. Pobst.

At the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Washington, D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District (SLD), conducted a survey of archaeological collections and associated documentation generated from archaeological investigations conducted within the boundaries of Indian reservations located in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Site visits and mail surveys were conducted during 2001-2002 to assess the archaeological collections. In the aforementioned states, BIA is...

OHara_Sinagua_Paper_Creating Local and Regional Contexts for Understanding Sinagua Mortuary Practices (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael O'Hara.

The mortuary record of the Flagstaff region is best known for the burial of the Magician, who was accompanied by several discrete sets of ritual paraphernalia representing different ritual and political roles. The present project will compile a mortuary database for the Flagstaff region in conjunction with the creation of other regional databases using standardized variable states. These efforts will allow a greater contextual understanding of the Magician within his local...

OHara_Sinagua_Slides (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael O'Hara.

This pdf documents contains images that accompany O'Hara's paper on Sinagua mortuary ritual and the aggregation of Sinagua mortuary data.

DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

The area near Lizard Man Village east of Flagstaff might have been used extensively or intermittently as an agricultural area. Examination of three samples collected from two areas best described as depressions that might represent field areas and another possible field area near a field house for pollen evidence of agriculture provided evidence of maize agriculture.

Southwest Mortuary Database Project: 2011 SAA E-Session: Mortuary Practices in the American Southwest: Meta-Data Issues in the Development of a Regional Database
PROJECT Gordon Rakita. M Scott Thompson.

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...