American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2016 Is Here!

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American Archaeology Magazine Fall 2016, featuring The Battle to Protect Bears. The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, SUMMER 2016, is now available. COVER: This is one of the numerous Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings found in the Bears Ears region. Many of these archaeological sites are unprotected. Credit: Alan Vandendriessche

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2016, is now available.

  • COVER: This is one of the numerous Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings found in the Bears Ears region. Many of these archaeological sites are unprotected.
  • Credit: Alan Vandendriessche

Articles:

THE BEARS EARS CONTROVERSY BY JULIAN SMITH
Opinions differ on how to protect thousands of archaeological sites in southeast Utah.

STEPPING INTO THE PAST BY TOM KOPPEL
Archaeologists have discovered 13,000-year-old human footprints on a remote island in western Canada.

A TALE OF TWO CITIES BY KRISTIN OHLSON
Archaeologists working in southern Mexico believe religion worked for and against political and social unification in ancient times.

LOOKING FOR THE LOST COLONY BY PAULA NEELY
What became of 118 people who vanished from the New World’s first English settlement?

THE SEARCH FOR A LEGENDARY SHIP BY ALEXANDRA WITZE
A group of volunteers could be on the verge of identifying Capt. Cook’s Endeavour.

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FEATURED SITES: A GLIMPSE OF THE VIRGIN ANASAZI
The Conservancy’s new acquisition in Utah could help archaeologists understand a little-known prehistoric group.

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