Applications for AAHS Research and Travel Grants

Research Grants of up to $1000.00 and Travel Grants of up to $500 are available on a competitive basis to any AAHS member (professional or avocational) who is involved in study or research in the areas of Southwestern archaeology, anthropology American Indian studies, ethnohistory, or history. In 2017 AAHS awarded a total of $8,500 to 15 applicants from 11 institutions. Applications are accepted from January 1 to February 15, 2018, through our website.

Presidents Message

New Curriculum Development Award

For some time now your AAHS Board has been discussing effective ways to increase the diversity in the activities supported by the Society. To this end the board has recently voted to create a new program to aid in promoting understanding of the wide range of prehistory, history, or anthropology of the American Southwest. Called the Frank R. Orrell, Jr. Bequest Curriculum Development Award, this new program shall make available up to $5000 a year, from the income generated from the Frank R. Orrell, Jr. Bequest endowment fund, for new and exciting curriculum development.

AAHS is making available grants of up to $5,000 per year for curriculum development related to the archaeology, history, or anthropology of the American Southwest. We are soliciting proposals from any public or public-charter elementary, middle, or high school located in Pima or Santa Cruz Counties.  Awards will be granted on a competitive basis.

The application deadline for this award is February 28, 2018 for awards to be made during the interval from June 2018 through December 2018. Applications should be submitted through the AAHS website between February 1st and February 28th. For more information.

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Kiva 83(4), is hot off the press, in your mail boxes and on-line. Remember as a benefit of membership AAHS members can access Kiva on-line with no charge.

AAHS nyoutubeow has it’s own YouTube Channel where we will be broadcasting videos of our lectures. Just uploaded by Persistence: A Commanche History of Eighteenth Century New Mexico by Lindsay Montgomery.

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