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Monday, January 7, 2013 VOLUME 8 ISSUE 1  

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November 9, 2012
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October 5, 2012
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September 7, 2012
Vol. 7 Issue 8

2012 Accomplishments
Thanks to Your Generous Support, 2012 Was a Remarkable Year!

With the beginning of the new year, we look back on 2012 as a year of great achievements—thanks to you! View the 2012 list of our many accomplishments here!

Archaeology Lab Program: Learning by Doing
Participants and Staff Create Replica Ornaments Using Ancient Techniques

Drilling a hole in a pendant with a hand-pump drill. During Crow Canyon's recent Archaeology Lab Program, participants and staff created replica ornaments—an experiment with the goal of understanding the mechanics, processes, and time and energy required for ornament manufacture. Besides learning about how ancestral Pueblo Indians made ornaments, lab program participants and lab staff produced some truly creative pieces of art!

Teachers: Take Advantage of Seasonal Discounts!
Sign Up Now for Field Trips or Overnight Programs

Excavating during Crow Canyon's simulated excavation activity. Educators, here's a way to bring your students to Crow Canyon for an experiential learning adventure—with reduced rates! Schools registering for Crow Canyon field trips or school group programs taking place in March or October 2013 will receive a 20% discount.*

Silent Auction Item is Meaningful Gift
Marie Reyna Remembers Daughter Through Donation

In memory of Marlene: the pin that Marie Reyna donated to the silent auction. When Native American Advisory Group member Marie Reyna donated a very distinctive pin to the collection of items being offered at the annual meeting silent auction, the gesture was more than a generous contribution—it was a way to remember her daughter.

New Board Member Elected
Karn Haugen Brings Passion for Archaeology to Board of Trustees

Karn Haugen. Longtime Crow Canyon supporter Karn Haugen has taken her passion for Crow Canyon's exceptional archaeological research to a new level. She recently joined the Center's Board of Trustees.

Ed Shije Presents Generous Gift to Crow Canyon
Buckskin Outfit Reflects Remarkable Talent

Shirt included with Ed Shije's buckskin outfit. Crow Canyon Native American Advisory Group member Ed Shije recently presented a very generous gift to the Center—a doll-size traditional buckskin outfit—shirt, leggings, and moccasins—all scaled to size. Click on "read more" to see the entire image of the outfit!

Civic Leaders and Professionals Share Expertise
Crow Canyon Welcomes Four New Members to Council of Advisors

The Gates Archaeology Laboratory at Crow Canyon. Crow Canyon President and CEO Deborah Gangloff recently invited four new members to join the Center’s Council of Advisors—Gene Bradley, Coralee (Corky) Hays, Ed Nichols, and Dr. Joe Watkins. We look forward to working with them in the coming year!

An Invitation to Crow Canyon Members
Join Us on a Fascinating Exploration of the Fremont Culture!

A portion of a rock art panel in southern Utah. Tour the spectacular canyon country of southern Utah and learn about the Fremont culture. Sign up now! For more information and contact information, click "read more" below.

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