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Fwd: [SACC-L] Archaeological sites and collections near Flagstaff, AZ

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  • anthropmor@AOL.COM
    ... From: David Zimmerman To: anthropmor@aol.com Sent: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:46 am Subject: RE: [SACC-L] Archaeological sites and
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: David Zimmerman <dzimmerman@...>
      To: anthropmor@...
      Sent: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:46 am
      Subject: RE: [SACC-L] Archaeological sites and collections near Flagstaff, AZ

      It largely depends on what one intends to do or wants to see. The Museum of Northern Arizona (http://www.musnaz.org)?has the largest public collections, but if this student has a research interest and wants access to research materials, they will need to discuss that with the curator of Anthropology Dr. Kelly Hayes-Gilpin.


      It's a big area out here, so if visiting publically accessable sites is what they want, NPS has several within a 150 mile radius (Wapatki, Moctezumas Castle, Navajo Nat'l Mon. Walnut Canyon, Tuzegoot). The Forest Service has a big rock art site east of Sedona called the V-Bar-V.


      I'm not sure there are any "don't miss sites" outside Chaco Canyon, and Bandelier Nat'l Mon ;-)?


      Wapatki is good and close. If you're in good shape, Batatakin ruin at Navajo National Monument is excellent, and Keet Seel (also at Navajo Nat'l Mon., which requires a special permit in advance, and is a 8 mile hike one way through Laguna Wash, is a very rare treat. I did research at NNM and love it there.

      From: anthropmor@... [mailto:anthropmor@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 3:27 PM
      To: David Zimmerman
      Subject: Fwd: [SACC-L] Archaeological sites and collections near Flagstaff, AZ

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Deborah Shepherd <deborah.shepherd@...>
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 4:18 pm
      Subject: [SACC-L] Archaeological sites and collections near Flagstaff, AZ

      Hi, all

      One of my adult students has emailed me this: "I am planning a 10 day visit to the area around Flagstaff Arizona this Summer. I have been researching sites and collections in the area and it is clear that I will not be able to visit them all. Would you be willing to provide a list of "don't miss" sits or point me toward a resource that could help?"

      Well, I'm really not that knowledgeable about AZ archaeology apart from what I just learned at our meetings. I'll have to do some research on my own, but if anyone has any suggestions for my student, please let me know.

      Deborah Shepherd

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