Winter Solstice Tour at Three Rivers Petroglyphs

On December 21, Joan Price will be leading a tour of the Winter Solstice at Three Rivers Petroglyph site. The tour is free to our membership but there is a $5.00 day-use fee charged by the BLM at the entrance. I have joined Joan on the winter solstice previously and there are some remarkable observations […]

Ronda los Carrozas de Cifuentes Coming to Tularosa

Jornada Research and the Tularosa Arts and History Council(TAHC) have joined together to help bring the Ronda los Carrozas de Cifuentes (a traditional Spanish Christmas Music program) to Tulaorsa. This group will be coming to New Mexico from Guadalajara, Spain, under a New Mexico Humanities Council grant and will spend two days in Tularosa doing […]

Upcoming JRI Events

From the President, David Greenwald: Hello Members and Supporters. Here is a list of announcements regarding upcoming activities. Please let me know if anyone has suggestions regarding space/building where we can continue the Tulie Talks. 1. A brief summary of the auger testing conducted at the reservoir at Creekside. We were able to dig a number of […]

JRI Events and Activities

Hello Members and Supporters.As the summer draws to a close and temps are dropping a bit, its time tothink about getting back to doing fieldwork and implementing otherprograms, specifically the lecture series in Tularosa (Tulie Talks).  Hereis a list of announcements regarding upcoming activities.1.      This past week we received our ARPA permit to […]

Geoarchaeology and Geomorphology in Tularosa Canyon

Geoarchaeology, Geomorphology, and Radiocarbon Dating in Tularosa Canyon Provide Key Insights into the Peopling of the Tularosa Basin from the Last Ice Age to the Historic Settling of Tularosa Dr. Vance Holiday with the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment is both an archaeologist and a geomorphologist. In recent years, Dr. Holiday has been […]

Research Complete at Petroglyph National Monument

JRI Research Associate Jeffery Hanson has completed his investigation of the distribution of fluteplayers and other fertility-related petroglyph motifs at Petroglyph National Monument. To view a summary of his results, go to the “Research Activity” and scroll to “Plains and Southwest.”

Volume 1 of Creekside Village Report is Now Available

The first volume of the investigations at Creekside Village is back from the printers and available. RECONSIDERING THE MESILLA PHASE IN THE TULAROSA BASIN provides a summary of preliminary investigations at this large village and irrigation community settlement in Tularosa Canyon. In the volume, David Greenwald examines major elements of the site, which are highlighted by a […]