Message #260: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Sabino Canyon Ruin Public Tours, Fall 1996 Schedule Date: Thu, 15 Aug 96 08:44:00 MST Encoding: 22 TEXT [From AAC Newletter Vol 20 No 3, July 1996] Old Pueblo Archaeology Center (OPAC) in Tucson AZ will again offer family-oriented public tours of the Sabino Canyon Ruin excavations at 10 am on Saturdays October 5, November 2, December 7, 1996; and, January 18, and February 1, 1997. Sabino Canyon Ruin is a Hohokan Indian village site of the A.D. 1100 - 1350 era. The excavations have uncovered adobe house compounds, pithouses, ancient canals, a dog burial, and thousands of ceramic, stone, bone, and seashell artifacts. Register for a tour by calling (520) 798-1201. A modest fee is required. The public may participate in the OPAC excavations via the "Sabino Canyon Ruin Archaeological Field School." OPAC also offers an "Archaeology in the Schools Program" on weekends and weekdays by special arrangement. These programs are one- to three-day archaeological excavation and laboratory workshops. A two-day workshop designed for teachers has been approved for salary increase credit under the course title "Archaeology in the Schools, Level 1." For more workshop information, contact Allen Dart at (520) 798-1201.