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Ak-Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Data Recovery Project

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Summary

This project examined the cultural resources of the western half of the Ak Chin Community's lands prior to intensive agricultural development using waters from the Central Arizona Project. The project's research design assumed that Ak Chin had been used as a floodwater farming location for many centuries. The problem domains and research questions focused on the physical {geomorphological), biological, and cultural subsystems within the Ak Chin ecosystem. The investigation also considered the regional implications of the proposed agricultural development.


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Ak-Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Data Recovery Project. ( tDAR id: 377895) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8F76DZN


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Temporal Coverage

Radiocarbon Date: 1850 to 200


Spatial Coverage

min long: -112.179; min lat: 32.994 ; max long: -112.062; max lat: 33.081 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Principal Investigator(s): Cory Dale Breternitz

Project Director(s): Robert E. Gasser ; W. Bruce Masse

Landowner(s): Ak-Chin Indian Community

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Permitting Agency(s): Bureau of Indian Affairs, Pheonix Area Office

Prepared By(s): Soil Systems, Inc.

Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office


Record Identifiers

ARPA Permit No.(s): SSI/Ak/PAO-001a

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 5-07-30-W0058

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  • Documents (5)

Documents

  1. Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Material Cultural and Human Remains (1990)
  2. Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Research Design (1986)
  3. Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Subsistence Studies and Synthesis and Interpretation (1990)
  4. Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: The Archaeological Data Recovery Program (1990)
  5. Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: The Land and the People (1990)
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America