2016 AAHS Subvention Award Announced

51jylid-yfl-_sx385_bo1204203200_We are pleased to announce that Patricia A. Gilman and Steven A. LeBlanc are 2016 subvention award recipients for their upcoming volume “Mimbres Life and Society at the Mattocks Site in the Mimbres Valley of Southwestern New Mexico” (University of Arizona Press).  The purpose of this program is to provide money in support of the publication of digital or print books or Kiva journal articles that further AAHS’s mission. We are also pleased to announce that one of the publications which received a 2015 subvention award is now available. “Discovering Paquime”, edited by Paul E. Minnis and Michael E. Whalen ($12.95) is designed for the general reader and available from Amazon.

Presidents Message

Upcoming AAHS Used Book Sale

During the Festival of Books

Saturday, March 11, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., on ASM’s front lawn

An all new selection of used anthropology books with emphasis on U.S. Southwest and northern Mexico. General interest, history, biography even a novel or two. Books start at $1, most under $5. Ninety-percent of the proceeds from this book sale go to benefit the Arizona State Museum library.

Upcoming Lectures

Just Published

New In Press and On Line

Kiva 82(3) is hot off the press, in your mail boxes and on-line.  Saul Hedquist, the winner of the 2016 Julian D. Hayden Student Paper Competition has the lead article “Ritual Practice and Exchange in the Late Prehispanic Western Pueblo Region: Insights from the Distribution and Deposition of Turquoise at Homol’ovi I.

AAHS nyoutubeow has it’s own YouTube Channel where we will be broadcasting videos of our lectures. Just uploaded David Wilcox “Frank Hamilton Cushing in the 1880’s and Anthropology at the 1893 World’s Fair”.

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