House of Representatives Vote to Strengthen Historic Preservation

House Votes in Strong Support of Historic Preservation On Wednesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to increase funding for preservation programs and defeated an effort to reduce funds for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Thanks to all of you who have advocated on behalf of historic preservation; your voices make a […]

JRI Has a Busy Fall Planned.

We are planning to be at Creekside again this weekend. Its going to get hot, so we are planning to meet in Tulie at 6:30 at the wye and then work till 1 or 2 pm, or whenever it gets too hot! Bring plenty of water and sun protection. We do have a shade next […]

History and Ethnography Via Radio in Southern Arizona

Since last fall Deni Seymour, with her O’odham colleagues, has been broadcasting a new radio show at KWAK, 102.5 fm: A:cim Wa:k O’odham / Us: Wa:k O’odham. This is a community radio station heard throughout much of the San Xavier del Wa:k and Tucson area. They provide a program on the history and ethnography of the […]

Deni Seymour Wins Prestigious Award

Deni Seymour’s paper, “‘To Take Death From The Enemy’: The Juh-Cushing Battle Site,” was awarded both the Goldwater and the Bufkin prizes at this year’s Arizona History Convention! Each prize comes with a plaque and a cash award. The Goldwater is the award for the Best Convention Paper on Arizona History and the Bufkin is […]

JRI Holds ARPA Training Class in Albuquerque

On May 1stand 2nd, JRI Research Associate Jeffery Hanson conducted a training class on the looting and vandalism of archaeological sites. The class combined classroom instruction on the history of archaeological protection laws, the essential provisions of the archaeological Resources Protection Act, federal looting investigations, ethics, the use of site records and reality TV and […]