2018 Subvention Awards Announced

For the last few years, through the AAHS Publications Committee, we have been pleased to give subvention awards to support publications which further the general interests of the Society. This year AAHS is pleased to be able to support three publications – $2,000 towards publication was awarded to Maxine McBrinn and Deborah Huntley (editors) for Linda Cordell: Detail, Passion, and Innovation in Archaeology and Beyond (Museum of New Mexico Press) and to Patrick Lyons (editor) for The Davis Ranch Site: A Kayenta Immigrant Enclave in Southeastern Arizona (The University of Arizona Press). Scott Ortman (editor) of Re-Framing the Northern Rio Grande Pueblo Economy, (The University of Arizona Press) received support of $1,000. For more information on the AAHS subvention award program click here.  

Presidents Message

Proposals for AAHS Research & Travel Grants Accepted between January 1 and February 15, 2019


Research Grants of up to $1,000 and Travel Grants of up to $500 are available on a competitive basis to any AAHS member (professional or avocational) who is involved in a study or research in the areas of Southwestern archaeology, anthropology, American Indian studies, ethnohistory, or history.

In 2018, AAHS funded 15 grants for applicants from seven institutions. Awards included 4 research grants in the amount of $1000 each, 1 research grant in the amount of $990, 2 partial research grants for $500, 1 partial research grant for $400, and 7 travel grants for $300. The total amount awarded was $8,490!

Applications are accepted from January 1 to February 15, 2019, through the AAHS website. Information, application forms, and past awardees can be found at http://www.az-arch-and-hist.org/grants/instructions-for-scholarships-and-grants/.


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Ever wondered what you should do if you encounter human remains while digging in your garden or on an archaeological site? A recent blog by Homer Thiel, Desert Archaeology, gives a clear explanation. Remember as a benefit of membership AAHS members can access Kiva on-line with no charge. You can view our lectures on our YouTube Channel.

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