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  • 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

  • A Utah rancher’s secret was a gift to us

    The writer praises a Utah man for keeping an ancient Native American village safe from vandals for half a century

  • Following the Ancient Roads

    On a 10-day walk through the northwestern New Mexico desert, the author follows an ancient road that leads him from silent Indian ruins into noisy, modern gas fields

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A park all their own

    In Arizona, two businessmen plan to turn the former Paulsell Ranch, an archaeologically rich site bordering Petrified Forest National Park, into a privately owned park they are calling the International Petrified Forest.

  • Walking the path between light and dark

    Physical anthropologist Christy Turner's controversial theories that the Anasazi practiced cannibalism leave the writer pondering the balance of good and evil that existed in the no-longer idealized past as well as in the present.

  • A family preserves the West

    The Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colo., displays the century-old photos and records kept by pioneer, amateur archaeologist Tom Wetherill and his family.

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