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  • Aggression, Aggregation, and Abandonment in Southwestern Prehistory 

    Coupland, Gary (8/5/2015 0)
    During the 12th and 13th centuries AD, and especially during the latter part of this time period, the various populations of Pueblo Indians of the Colorado Plateau began a process of abandonment. Gradually, they withdrew ...
  • Archaeological Survey and Testing in the Willapa River Valley of Southwest Washington 

    Nakonechny, Lyle Daniel (2015)
    Modern studies of site distribution, utilization of near-coastal riverine resources, and the development of cultural complexity during the Holocene in southwestern Washington are hampered by the limited amount of data from ...
  • Archaeological Values and Resource Management 

    Lipe, William D. (School for Advanced Research Press, 2009)
    In what follows, I begin with a general discussion of archaeological resource value and the role of authenticity. Next is a brief section on the contexts in which archaeological resource values are formed and accessed. In ...
  • Bears Ears Archaeological Experts Gathering: Assessing and Looking Ahead 

    Doelle, Bill (Archaeology Southwest, 2017)
    This report shares the outcomes of a two-day gathering of archaeologists who work or have worked within what is now Bears Ears National Monument or in southeastern Utah more generally. Our gathering sought to tap their ...
  • Celebrate Cedar Mesa archaeology 

    Lipe, William D. (6/12/2010 )
    This presentation emphasizes the Cedar Mesa research I've been personally involved with since 1967--lumped together under the label"Cedar Mesa Project"
  • Costly Gobbling: Raising Turkeys in the Central Mesa Verde Area 

    Lipe, William D.; Ellyson, Laura; Bocinsky, Kyle; Lyle, Robin; Matson, R. G. (2017-03)
    This presentation focuses on comparisons of the Central Mesa Verde (CMV) and Northern Rio Grande (NRG) areas. Goals of the study included: 1.) Use NISP counts to assess relative abundance of turkey and artiodactyl bones ...
  • Costly Signaling Among Great Houses on the Chaco Periphery 

    Safi, Kristin Naree (2015)
    Despite decades of Chaco-style great house research, the impetus for their construction and the extent to which their communities directly interacted across the northern Southwest remain poorly understood. A key question ...
  • Cultural Dynamics, Deep Time, and Data: Planning Cyberinfrastructure Investments for Archaeology 

    Kintigh, Keith; Altschul, Jeffrey H.; Kinzig, Ann P.; Kohler, Timothy A.; Limp, W. Fredrick; Michener, William K.; Sabloff, Jeremy A.; Hackett, Edward J.; Lud?scher, Bertram; Lynch, Clifford A. (Advances in Archaeological Practice, 2015)
    Archaeological data and research results are essential to addressing such fundamental questions as the origins of human culture; the origin, waxing, and waning of civilizations and cities; the response of societies to ...
  • DETECTION OF ANTHROPOGENIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN HOLOCENE EAST AFRICA: MICROBOTANICAL AND FUNGAL PROXY EVIDENCE 

    Szymanski, Ryan Matthew (2017)
    This dissertation examines landscape disturbance and modification related to food production in East Africa. Pollen, fungal spore, microcharcoal, and phytolith records are employed here to reconstruct histories of landscape ...
  • Dolores archaeological program : Anasazi communities at Dolores: McPhee Village Book 1 of 2 

    Kane, A. E.; Robinson, C. K.; Breternitz, David A. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1988-02)
    Over the span of the Dolores Archaeological Program a major portion of field mitigation efforts have been focused on McPhee Village, a large aggregated complex of domestic room block units and ceremonial architecture located ...
  • Dolores archaeological program : Anasazi communities at Dolores: McPhee Village Book 2 of 2 

    Kane, A. E.; Robinson, C. K.; Breternitz, David A. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1988-02)
    Pueblo de las Golondrinas (House of the Swallows), Site 5MT5107, is a multiple-occupation site within the larger McPhee Village habitation complex. The site is situated in the Dolores River valley (Montezuma County, southwest ...
  • Dolores archaeological program: research designs and initial survey results 

    Kane, Allen E.; Lipe, William D.; Kohler, Timothy A.; Robinson, Christine E.; Breternitz, David A. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1996-06)
    This volume is a collection of the basic planning and management documents for the Dolores Archaeological Program. The first chapter introduces the volume and provides an evaluation of the effectiveness of Dolores ...
  • Dolores archaeological program: suporting studies: settlement and environment 

    Petersen, Kenneth L.; Orcutt, Janet D.; Breternitz, David A. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1987-03)
    This volume presents some of the final results of the Dolores Archaeological Program Environmental Archaeology Group and the Settlement Archaeology Group. Six reports outline the development of vegetational and climatic ...
  • Dolores archaeological program: supporting studies: additive and reductive technologies 

    Blinman, Eric; Phagan, Carl J.; Wilshusen, Richard H. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1988-08)
    Dolores Archaeological Program activities have included a variety of synthetic supporting studies in addition to descriptive analyses of excavation and survey materials. This volume includes those supporting studies that ...
  • Dolores archaeological program: Anasazi communities at Dolores: early Anasazi sites in the Sagehen Flats area. 

    Kane, Allen E.; Gross, G. Timothy; Breternitz, David A. (U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Engineering and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, 1986-06)
    ABSTRACT During the 1979 field season, 9 sites were excavated. This was to provide information about the Sagehen Flats Locality during the Sagehen Phase. Investigation revealed 5 were limited activity sites and 4 were ...
  • Forum: Grand Challenges for Archaeology 

    Kintigh, Keith W.; Altschul, Jeffrey H.; Beaudry, Mary C.; Drennan, Robert D.; Kinzig, Ann P.; Kohler, Timothy A.; Limp, W. Fredrick; Maschner, Herbert D.G.; Michener, William K.; Pauketat, Timothy R.; Peregrine, Peter; Sabloff, Jeremy A.; Wilkinson, Tony J.; Wright, Henry T.; Zeder, Melinda A. (American Antiquity, 2014)
    This article represents a systematic effort to answer the question, What are archaeology’s most important scientific challenges? Starting with a crowd-sourced query directed broadly to the professional community of ...
  • History and Process in Village Formation: Context and Contrasts from the Northern Southwest 

    Cameron, Catherine M.; Duff, Andrew I. (Society for American Archaeology, 2008)
    Two processes characterize the later pre-contact history (twelfth-fourteenth centuries) of the northern part of the American Southwest: aggregation of people into large towns and depopulation of large regions. These processes ...
  • HOHOKAM ROCK ART, RITUAL PRACTICE, AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE PHOENIX BASIN 

    Wright, Aaron Michael (2011)
    Rock art, once an often-neglected subject, is increasingly considered a meaningful social practice among past and present communities. This thesis adds to a growing body of research that regards rock art as more than art ...
  • Ideal-Free Distribution and Ancestral Pueblo Occupation of Cedar Mesa, Utah 

    McGill, Kendall (2017-04)
    Ideal-free distribution (IFD) has been increasingly adopted by archaeologists to address questions about the relationship between settlement distribution, environment, and economy. This behavioral ecology model theorizes ...
  • INTENSIFYING WITH FIRE: FLORAL RESOURCE USE AND LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT BY THE PRECONTACT COAST SALISH OF SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA 

    Derr, Kelly (2012)
    At European contact, indigenous societies of the Northwest Coast employed complex rules governing land tenure and resource ownership, especially as such rules related to food production. While the intensive exploitation ...