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Monday, October 31, 2011 VOLUME 6 ISSUE 10  
CONTENTS
October Field Update
Annual Meeting Draws Large Crowd for Festivities
Crow Canyon Welcomes New Board Members
Two New Officers Elected to Board of Trustees
The IRA Charitable Rollover
Back-a-Box Today!
Take Advantage of Our $100-Off Early Bird Special
Crow Canyon Hosts All Indian Pueblo Council
Distinguished Lecturers Series to Resume Next Spring
Remembrances
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October Field Update
No Excavation is Complete Without a Surprise
by Shanna Diederichs, Supervisory Archaeologist

Archaeology Research Program alumni excavate in Structure 205. This month, we made great progress in the great kiva and Structure 205—and a surprising discovery while excavating in a midden!
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Annual Meeting Draws Large Crowd for Festivities
Three-Day Event Brings Chairman's Council Members From Across the U.S.

Board members Libby Shafer and Pete Boyce raise a toast at the annual meeting. At the end of this year's busy program season, Crow Canyon's Board of Trustees, Chairman's Council, Native American Advisory Group, and staff gathered October 13–15 for Crow Canyon's 2011 annual meeting.
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Crow Canyon Welcomes New Board Members
New Trustees Bring Diverse Backgrounds and Talents

The Crow Canyon lodge. This fall, Crow Canyon welcomed three new members to the Center's Board of Trustees—Anna C. (Christy) Bednar, Dave Fraley, and Kevin Schultz. The Crow Canyon staff thanks them for their support and their contributions of time and energy to the board.
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Two New Officers Elected to Board of Trustees
Bruce Milne and Barbara Schwietert to Serve as Chair and Vice Chair

The Crow Canyon campus with Sleeping Ute Mountain in the background. Two new officers were elected to Crow Canyon’s Board of Trustees at this fall's annual meeting. Bruce Milne of Hartford, Wisconsin, was elected chair of the board, and Barbara Schwietert of Kildeer, Illinois, was elected vice chair.
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The IRA Charitable Rollover
A Great Alternative Way to Support Crow Canyon

Time to think about taxes. The IRA charitable rollover has been extended through 2011 and is a great way to support the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center. If you are 70˝ or older, you are eligible!
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Back-a-Box Today!
Sponsor a Permanent Curation Box for the Albert Porter Collection

Projectile Points from Albert Porter Pueblo. The Albert Porter Pueblo collection needs a home! The Albert Porter Pueblo collection—more than 350 boxes of artifacts, plus maps, photographs, field notes, drawings, and lab records—needs to be curated at the Anasazi Heritage Center. The estimated cost: $82,000. Help us defray this expense—sponsor a permanent curation box from the Albert Porter collection! Click here for details.
 
Take Advantage of Our $100-Off Early Bird Special
Treat Yourself or a Loved One to a Crow Canyon Travel Adventure

Now is the time to take advantage of Crow Canyon's Early Bird special! Sign up for a 2012 travel adventure by December 31, 2011, and receive $100 off with our Early Bird discount. Sign up online, e-mail us, or call 800.422.8975, ext. 160 or 146.
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Crow Canyon Hosts All Indian Pueblo Council
Thirty Pueblo Leaders Attend Meeting at Crow Canyon Campus

Spruce Tree House at Mesa Verde National Park. On September 21, Crow Canyon hosted a regular meeting of the All Indian Pueblo Council. Crow Canyon invited the Council—made up of Pueblo leaders from 18 pueblos in New Mexico and one in Texas—to make use of our meeting facilities and enjoy lunch, courtesy of the kitchen staff.
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Distinguished Lecturers Series to Resume Next Spring
Lectures Support Local Students Attending Crow Canyon Programs

The Distinguished Lecturers Series supports the participation of local children in Crow Canyon programs. The very popular Distinguished Lecturers Series, organized by the Friends of Crow Canyon advisory board, will return next spring. Three lectures are planned for March, April, and May.
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Remembrances
Crow Canyon pond with fall colors. Crow Canyon is sad to report the passing of Dr. Richard H. Brooks and Mary L. Wood.
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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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