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Friday, April 6, 2012 VOLUME 7 ISSUE 4  
CONTENTS
From Egypt to Colorado
2013 Travel Adventure Preview Now Online
Crow Canyon Goes Over the Top!
Time Team America Update
Crow Canyon Welcomes Futures For Children
Distinguished Lecturers Series Features Barry Lopez
Historic Preservation Advocacy Recognized
Crow Canyon Supporter Releases E-Book
Remembrance
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From Egypt to Colorado
Crow Canyon Archaeologist Eager to Resume Basketmaker Research

Shanna Diederichs helps students screen for artifacts at the Dillard site. Crow Canyon Supervisory Archaeologist Shanna Diederichs recently returned from Egypt, where she worked on a project at the ancient site of Abydos. With Shanna’s return, our research staff is gearing up for the second season of fieldwork at the Dillard site as part of the Basketmaker Communities Project.
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2013 Travel Adventure Preview Now Online
Explore the Southwest or the World With Our Notable Scholars!

The Pukara de Tilcara, a pre-Inca fortification located on a hill just outside the small town of Tilcara, in the Argentine province of Jujuy. Crow Canyon's 2013 travel adventure preview is now online! Explore the incredible artistry, culture, and history of the Southwest—or the world—with our famed scholars. This year we'll travel the Southwest, and overseas, we'll explore Argentina and Morocco–southern Spain! For more information on our educational travel adventures, call 800.422.8975, ext. 160, or e-mail us.
 
Crow Canyon Goes Over the Top!
$250,000 Challenge from Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Met with 202 Donations

$250,000 Donors Meet and Exceed Sue's Challenge! Thanks to generous gifts from 202 donors, Crow Canyon is delighted to report that we have met—and exceeded—Sue Anschutz-Rodgers’s $250,000 challenge match! We at Crow Canyon express deep gratitude to Sue for her challenge offer and thank everyone who has helped us raise more than $500,000 to support the Center’s mission and work. Together, we’ll continue to bring the past alive and make it relevant today!
 
Time Team America Update
Dr. Alex Jones Visits Crow Canyon to Plan for Field School

Time Team America. Dr. Alex Jones with Oregon Public Broadcasting visited us March 20–24 to scout for the field school that will take place during filming of a Time Team America episode at Crow Canyon's current excavation site, the Dillard site.
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Crow Canyon Welcomes Futures For Children
Forty-Five Students Convene for Youth Leadership Summit

A view of the Crow Canyon campus from the Center's Pueblo Learning Center. Crow Canyon started off the program season this year with an extraordinary group of students. Futures for Children brought 45 children to Crow Canyon for their 2012 Elementary School Youth Leadership Summit.
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Distinguished Lecturers Series Features Barry Lopez
National Book Award Winner to Speak April 13

Barry Lopez. Photo by David Liittschwager. National Book Award–winning author Barry Lopez will present “The Writer and Social Responsibility” on April 13 as part of the Friends of Crow Canyon Distinguished Lecturers Series. The lecture is at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Avenue, Durango, Colorado, at 7:30. Wine and appetizers begin at 7:00.
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Historic Preservation Advocacy Recognized
Deborah Gangloff Invited to Attend White House Conference

The White House. Crow Canyon was recently recognized for its historic preservation advocacy with an invitation for President and CEO Deborah Gangloff to attend an invitation-only White House event.
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Crow Canyon Supporter Releases E-Book
Explore the Last Refuge of the Incas With Vince Lee

Vince Lee. Congratulations to Vince Lee, a longtime member of the Crow Canyon Chairman’s Council, on the release of his book Forgotten Vilcabamba as an e-book!
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Remembrance
Major Figure in Southwestern Archaeology, Dave Breternitz, Passes

Dave Breternitz as a teenager. Photo courtesy of Erin Baxter and the Koshare Indian Museum. On March 5, David (Dave) Breternitz passed away at the age of 82. Dave was a major figure in Southwestern archaeology and a beloved friend to many Crow Canyon staff members.
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