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  • Easement saves artifacts

    A new kind of easement, put together by the Montezuma Land Conservancy and landowner Don Dove, will protect ruins and buried artifacts on archaeologically rich land near Cortez, Colorado.

  • Monument status could wreck ruins

    Archaeologists fear that without more funds to manage tourism, the ruins in newly designated Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, Colo., will suffer from increased visitors.

  • Author says we'll 'match the scenery' whether we like it or not

    In Soul of Nowhere, writer Craig Childs explores the rugged canyons of the southwest and the ruins left behind by past civilizations that did their best to "match the scenery" yet still perished.

  • Now you see them ...

    Cartographers are removing Indian ruins from maps to protect their locations.

  • Entrepreneur shovels trouble

    Archaeologists are appalled at Anasazi Digs, a family-owned business near Monticello, Utah, that plans to sell the right to dig and keep artifacts from prehistoric ruins on private land.

  • The Pictograph Murders

    The Pictograph Murders by P.G. Karamesines, combines archaeology, witchcraft and murder in a chilling first novel set in Utah

  • Lost and found

    The fires of summer 1996 in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park damaged at least one petroglyph panel beyond repair - but also revealed 92 "new" archaeological sites formerly hidden by dense shrub growth.

  • Life among the ruins

    A subdivision in southwestern Colorado allows buyers to build houses around Anasazi ruins.

  • Ancient archaeological secret is revealed

    Archaeologists are thrilled about the state of Utah’s acquisition of Waldo Wilcox’s Range Creek Canyon ranch, site of a thousand-year-old Frement Indian settlement

  • Out of the Four Corners

    Susan Ryan, a young archaeologist, has some unusual ideas about why the Anasazi left their homes in the Southwest, 700 years ago

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