AAHS Establishes the Alexander J. Lindsay, Jr. Unsung Heroes Award

Since 1987 AAHS has annually presented two awards recognizing scholarship and public outreach: the Cummings Award and the Stoner Award.

The new Alexander J. Lindsay, Jr. Award is named in honor of Dr. Lindsay, a long-time southwestern archaeologist, AAHS member and officer. The award will be given annually in recognition of lifetime service from those individuals whose tireless work behind-the-scenes has often gone unrecognized, but which is critical to the success of others’ archaeological, anthropological and historical research, CRM projects, and the preservation of information about the past; it will be limited to the Southwest/Northwest regions of the US and Mexico. Nominations for the award should be sent to Ron Towner, Chair of the AAHS Awards Committee by April 1, 2017.

Awardees will be selected by the Awards Committee and approved by the AAHS Board of Directors. Awards will be presented at the Pecos Conference in August.

Presidents Message

2017 Research and Travel Grantees Announced

We are pleased to announce that AAHS has given $8,500 in 15 awards to scholars from 11 institutions. This included 3 research grants in the amount of $1,000 each, 5 partial research grants of $500, 5 travel grants for $500, and 2 travel grants for $250. Thank you all for your donations which help make these awards possible. To see a list of the 2017 awardees and their projects click here. Congratulations to all!

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AAHS nyoutubeow has it’s own YouTube Channel where we will be broadcasting videos of our lectures. Just uploaded Gambling Dice and Speaking Birds: New Approaches to Ritual Power at Chaco Canyon, Robert Weiner.

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