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Friday, September 30, 2011 VOLUME 6 ISSUE 9  
CONTENTS
September Field Update
Spotlight on Scott Evans
A Memorable Metate
The Natural and Cultural Wonders of Namibia
Crow Canyon Lends Hand to Radio Station Fund-Raising
Longtime Supporter Jim McClevey Passes Away
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September Field Update
Discoveries May Reveal Everyday Life Around a Basketmaker III Pithouse
by Shanna Diederichs, Supervisory Archaeologist

Lake Country School students excavate at Structure 205 (pithouse). Blue flags indicate outline of structure. Excavations in areas surrounding Structure 205 are beginning to help us understand the kinds of activities that were conducted outside of pithouses.
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Spotlight on Scott Evans
Artist Discovers Passion for Archaeology at Crow Canyon

Scott Evans screening at the Dillard site. Scott Evans, a professor of art at Idaho State University, has found that, not only have his experiences at Crow Canyon provided him with ideas and images for his artwork, they have also spawned a passion for the study of past cultures.
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A Memorable Metate
Program Participant Liz Burnham Remembers First Excavation

Liz Burnham and a metate. Liz Burnham, a Crow Canyon Archaeology Research Program and travel adventure participant, led a marketing seminar at Crow Canyon this summer with her husband, Don Olson. While at the Center, she recounted her first experience excavating with Crow Canyon.
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The Natural and Cultural Wonders of Namibia
Explore the Landscape and Deep History of Southern Africa

Leopard. Jagged shorelines, shimmering sand dunes, and unique wildlife—the landscape of Namibia has been home to myriad peoples for hundreds of thousands of years. Join Crow Canyon for The Natural and Cultural Wonders of Namibia, July 11–22, 2012. Scholar Grahame Thomson will lead the trip, joined by a group of select guest scholars. Check out our Early Bird Special and Bring a Friend discounts!
 
Crow Canyon Lends Hand to Radio Station Fund-Raising
Local Radio Listeners Win Archaeology Tour of Four Corners

Nancy and Vince Lee with Tony and Shelly Silva. In April, Four Corners area public radio station KSJD held its spring fund-raising drive. Donors during the drive were eligible for several prizes, including the grand prize—a Four Corners archaeological tour hosted by Crow Canyon staff!
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Longtime Supporter Jim McClevey Passes Away
Philanthropist Supported Chair in Education at Crow Canyon

Jim McClevey Longtime Crow Canyon friend Robert "Jim" McClevey, Jr., passed away on April 28, 2011, only two days after his 101st birthday. In the 1990s, to honor his wife, Eleanor, he established three charitable remainder unitrusts to support a chair in education at Crow Canyon.
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This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.


 
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