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  • Life among the Bluffoons

    Life among the Bluffoons

    There may be only 200 people living in Bluff, Utah, today, but they cherish a history that goes back for centuries, along with the dramatic red-rock

  • How to find a 13,000 year-old mammoth

    How to find a 13,000 year-old mammoth

    After seeing a drawing of a wooly mammoth in a Utah cave, the author ponders on the possibility they existed along with the humans who inhabited the U.S. Southwest years ago.

  • Teetering on the Edge of the Cedars

    Teetering on the Edge of the Cedars

    The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding, Utah, fights for its life as the state cuts funding.

  • Craig Childs walks with desert ghosts on the Navajo Nation

    Craig Childs walks with desert ghosts on the Navajo Nation

    The author tries to walk like a ghost through a wild and haunted landscape.

  • Kicking and screaming, the BLM makes a deal

    Kicking and screaming, the BLM makes a deal

    The petroglyphs at Nine Mile Canyon in Utah are finally receiving some protection from oil and gas development.

  • The missing puzzle piece

    The missing puzzle piece

    In southwestern Colorado’s Crow Canyon, archaeologists are working with Native Americans to solve the historical mysteries of the Four Corners area.

  • Leave it alone

    Archaeology is, or at least ought to be, about more than just picking up artifacts to gather dust on the shelves of crowded museum storerooms.

  • Pillaging the Past

    Craig Childs explores the fine line that separates archeology from grave-robbing in the American Southwest.

  • Driven to fight

    Retired BLM agent Lynell Schalk goes head-to-head with her former bosses over protecting southern Utah’s priceless archaeological sites from off-road vehicle traffic.

  • Dear friends

    Rick Craig wins Nelson Algren Award; visitors; Bill Frank Jr. and John Echohawk win Wallace Stegner Award; HCN is looking for good writers

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