Gila River Indian Reservation (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Investigations, Gila River Indian Community Domestic Water System Blackwater Community, District 1, Project PH 75-511 / 77-326, Requisition # WA 161-79; Modification of Contract Order No. 247-80-0067 (1980)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alan Kite.

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Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Palo Verde to Kyrene 500kV Transmission System, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations of Four Sites Along the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kV Transmission System, Maricopa County, Arizona (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona under contract to the Salt River Project has completed archaeological investigations at four sites along the Palo Verde to Kyrene 500 kv Transmission System in Maricopa County, Arizona. NA12,542, the Alkalai Ruin, consisted of a large sherd and lithic scatter. Testing within the tower erection area did not reveal any subsurface cultural features. NA15,677 is an extensive Hohokam site possibly dating to the Classic period. It was initally located and recorded by...


Archaeological Survey in Districts 6 and 7, Gila River Indian Community (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

Archaeological Consulting Services,Ltd. (ACS) conducted archaeological investigations on the Gila River Indian Community in 1995 and 1996. More than 10,000 acres were in the project area, and 85 sites were recorded. Because the area had been used for agriculture, much land had been plowed. Volume 1 provides an overall picture of the project including the culture history and previous research done in the Middle Gila River Valley, followed by a description of our research orientation, and the...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 1: The History of Human Settlement in the Blackwater Area (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Gary Huckleberry.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...


An Assessment of Cultural Resources for the Proposed APS Kyrene EHV Transmission Line Project (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

At the request of Judith Imhoff of the Environmental Management Department of Arizona Public Service Company, Archaeological Consulting Services (ACS) initiated a cultural resource survey for the proposed 230 kV transmission line extension in the vicinity of the Kyrene Steam Power Plant. Dr. Richard W. Effland and Margerie Green of ACS served as co-principal investigators and field directors for the project. Johna Hutira and Shereen Lerner assisted in the field investigation. The purpose of...


A Cultural Resource Inventory for the Southwest Loop Freeway Project: Phases One and Two of the Inventory and Planning Study for the Southwest Loop Project (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Todd W. Bostwick. Glen E. Rice.

The Arizona Department of Transportation began plans in 1985 to construct a new highway (State Route 218) in the Phoenix metropolitan area which would extend around the western and southern sides of South Mountain. This is a report on the historic and prehistoric cultural resources of the area. The construction of State Route 218 will be funded by the State of Arizona, and this work has been conducted under the State Historic ...


An Evaluation of Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

This is a final, summary report on historic cultural resources in relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (CAWCS). The objectives of the CAWCS were to identify and evaluate alternative measures for flood control and regulatory water storage in Central Arizona in conjunction with construction of the Central Arizona Project. Having considered numerous alternative plans to meet these objectives, the Bureau of Reclamation defined a preferred alternative (Plan...


HAER No. AZ-50, San Carlos Irrigation Project, North and South of Gila River, Vicinity of Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona: Photographs, Written Historical and Descriptive Data (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christine Pfaff.

The San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP) is significant for creating an integrated irrigation system to serve both Indian and non-Indian lands along the Gila River. Prior to project construction, irrigation of area lands was piecemeal and non-Indian agricultural development above the Gila River Indian Reservation had depleted water supplies for the Indians. Initial authorization of the project in 1916 and the passage of the San Carlos Act on June 7, 1924 culminated years of studies and efforts...


Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...


The Middle Gila Basin: An Archaeological and Historical Overview (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claudia F. Berry. William S. Marmaduke.

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) , Indian Distribution Division (IDD) is designed to deliver allocated CAP water to Indian users. The Middle Gila Basin Overview is the initial cultural resources planning study for the system. It summarizes and evaluates the extant data in an area 3,570 square miles (9,139 sq km) large, centered on the Gila River. The data suggests that archaeological sites in this area are numerous and varied, but most of all poorly-studied despite 100 years of research. A...


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 and Work Plan for Archaeological Survey on the Gila River Indian Community (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David E. Doyel. Margerie Green.

The Water Management Project (WMP) was developed to bring Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. In anticipation of project construction, Reclamation directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. to develop a research design for cultural resource investigations...


Return To Butte Camp: A Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center: Report (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Orit Tamir. Scott C. Russell. Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Shereen Lerner.

A few months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese origin on the West Coast of the United States were routed through a series of security measures that led to removal from their homes and resettlement in relocation centers. In 1942, a civilian agency, the War Relocation Authority (WRA), was established to administer their lives in these centers. Butte Camp and Canal Camp were the two relocation sites built by the United States at the Gila River Relocation Center...


Sacaton Farms Irrigation System Project: Investigations at Butte Camp, a Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

A few months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese origin on the West Coast of the United States were routed through a series of security measures that led to removal from their homes and resettlement in relocation centers. In 1942, a civilian agency, the War Relocation Authority (WRA), was established to administer their lives in these centers. Butte Camp and Canal Camp were the two relocation sites built by the United States at the Gila River Relocation Center...


A Sample Survey: Cultural Resources On Potential Agricultural Development Lands On the Gila River Indian Reservation (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William S. Marmaduke. Laverne Conway.

In 1982, Northland Research, Inc. performed a small fraction sample survey of potential agricultural development lands on the Gila River Indian Reservation. The sample was selected probabilistically. Results suggest that, within the probability limits of the sampling design, as much as 59,687 ± 21,272 acres of land within the 296,320 acre target area could contain significant archaeological remains requiring attention in any future development plan. In addition, it was possible to calculate...


Supplemental Study of Butte Camp at the Rivers Relocation Center: A Japanese-American World War II Relocation Center: Interim Report (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Orit Tamir. Scott C. Russell. Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

In 1987 and 1989, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook limited archaeological and historical investigations in areas adjacent to the Gila River Relocation Center that were to be impacted by the Sacaton Farms Irrigation System Project (Sawyer-Lang 1989; Sullivan et al. 1987). On January 20,1993, the Bureau of Reclamation requested a supplemental study of the Center that included the collection of additional historical material together with oral history information. The...


The White Man's Friend (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lloyd Allison.

Under the premise of "Give us our water and we will take care of ourselves," the book includes two chapters surrounding the irrigation practices of the Pima-Maricopa Indians from the mid-19th century to the present. The first chapter discusses the early irrigation practices of the Pima-Maricopa Indians and their history within the Gila and Salt River valleys supplemented with information from excavation and government documentation. Using this information, the second chapter lists a series of...