Water recedes under drought conditions and reveals a lost California community.
by Jaclyn Moyer,
May 09, 2014
BLM archaeologist Blaine Miller says that a slew of new
oil and gas projects could harm spectacular Indian rock art and
ruins in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon
by Jodi Peterson,
Jul 20, 2004
A new plan to steer energy development away from cultural
sites in New Mexico could streamline energy development, fund
archaeological research and preserve ancient sites all at
by Laura Paskus,
Nov 27, 2006
The abandonment of the American Southwest by the Anasazi
700 years ago – and the destruction of New Orleans by
Hurricane Katrina today – show that all civilizations are
fragile, complex, and ultimately at the mercy of the
by Greg Hanscom,
Oct 03, 2005
Lying to rest a dispute over whether tribal reliance on fish meant they did not garden.
by Eric Wagner,
Aug 05, 2012
Botanist Madrona Murphy traces long-lost edible wild plant gardens cultivated by the Pacific Northwest's Coast Salish.
by Eric Wagner,
Aug 15, 2012
The residents of St. Thomas were forced to leave their homes behind when Lake Mead submerged their town. But after decades under water, drought has brought it back to the surface.
by Kate Shaw,
Mar 04, 2013
Archaeology is, or at least ought to be, about more than
just picking up artifacts to gather dust on the shelves of crowded
by Jonathan Thompson,
Apr 28, 2008
Modern-day Americans could learn a lesson from the collapse of the ancient Mayan civilization.
by John Rember,
Dec 11, 2008
A writer on a river trip through canyon country muses on
things like sand, rapids, ruins and time, as well as the joy that
comes from being outside in the company of family and
by Paul Miller,
Aug 21, 2006