Message #10:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: SW Prehistory & Brown Ranch/Ft. McDowell/AAS Archaeology Lectures
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 97 13:35:00 MST
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Arizona Archaeological Society Events -- The Desert Foothills Chapter of the 
Arizona Archaeological Society Is sponsoring two entertaining evenings in 
January of special lectures on archaeology open to the public:

On Monday, January 13 at 7 PM at the Mustang Library Auditorium, 10101 North 
90th  Street In Scottsdale, archaeologist Greg Woodall, currently serving on 
the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission, will discuss 
archaeology within the proposed City of Scottsdale Desert Open Space System 
and give an overview of the Arizona Archaeological Society's volunteer 
investigations at the Brown's Ranch Rockshelter.

On Wednesday, January 15 at 7 PM at the Paradise Valley Community College, 
Rm 8208B,18401 North 32nd Street, Phoenix Dr. John W.Hohmann of Louis 
Berger, Inc. will present a colorful slide program highlighting the various 
excavation projects undertaken by the AAS in the last five years.  Architect 
Don Ryden , an expert In historic preservation and a member of the Arizona 
Historic Advisory Commission, will discuss the mufti-disciplinary 
investigation of the site of Fort McDowell and compare the strategies used 
by four diverse groups, the Hohokam, the Salado, the Yavapal and the 
American Army in providing shelter from the sometimes harsh desert 
environment.

An introductory course on Southwest Prehistory will be taught beginning 
Wednesday, February 5th at 7 pm at the Cave Creek Museum, in Cave Creek by 
ASU Doctorial candidate Andrew Duff and Doctorial student Deborah Huntley. 
 The course will feature the most current information covering prehistoric 
cultures of the Southwest.  An additional featured speaker will be Dr. David 
Wilcox of the Museum of Northern Arizona whose topic will be the ballcourt 
system in the Hohokam time period.  Fee for the course, which will meet on 
selected Wednesday evenings, is $50.

Information on Arizona Archaelogical Society membership and the Prehistory 
of the Southwest course is available from:
Joan Clark, Desert Foothills Chapter AAS
Box 1382, Carefree AZ 85377
(602)- 488-9793