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Kiva is a quarterly journal containing articles on southwestern archaeology, anthropology and history. Past issues have been devoted to such topics as: the pottery village of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua; Anasazi origins; and the Archaic-Formative transition in the Tucson Basin. In honor of our 75th anniversary we have recently compiled collections of the most significant articles on Anasazi, Hohokam and Mogollon archaeology, with thematic essays by experts in each area.

AAHS has joined in a collaboration with Taylor & Francis to publish Kiva. To receive Kiva as a benefit of membership in AAHS individuals should go to the membership page. Institutions should contact Taylor & Francis directly. All individuals or institutions interested in ordering back issues of Kiva should contact Sarah Herr, AAHS Publications Co-Chair.


Twelve Important Kiva Articles for all time….

Life Forms in Prehistoric Pottery of the Southwest by Clara Lee Tanner Kiva 8(4):26-32, 1942

The Tumacacori Census of 1796 by Alfred F. Whiting and A. W. Bork Vol. 19 (1) (Fall, 1953), pp. 1-12

Johnny Ward’s Ranch: A Study in Historic Archaeology by Bernard L. Fontana, J. Cameron Greenleaf, Charles W. Ferguson, Robert A. Wright, Doris Frederick. Kiva, Vol. 28, No. 1/2, (Oct. – Dec.1962).

Notes on the Origins of Historic Zuni Culture, by John B. Rinaldo. Vol. 29 (4) (Apr., 1964), pp. 86-98.

A Conservation Model for American Archaeology, by William D. Lipe Vol. 39 (3/4) (Spring – Summer, 1974), pp. 213-245.

A Reevaluation of the Mogollon-Mimbres Archaeological Sequence by Roger Anyon, Patricia A. Gilman and Steven A. LeBlanc. Vol. 46(4) (Summer, 1981), pp. 209-225

A Prehistoric Cotton Cache from the Pinaleño Mountains, Arizona, by Emil W. Haury and Lisa W. Huckell Vol. 59 (2) (Winter, 1993), pp. 95-145

The Pottery and Potters of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua Vol 60(1) (Fall, 1994)

The Archaic-Formative Transition in the Tucson Basin. Guest edited by Jeffrey H. Altschul, Vol. 60(4) (Summer, 1995)

Migrations in Late Anasazi Prehistory: “Eyewitness” Testimony, by William K. Hartmann and Richard Flint Vol. 66 (3) (Spring, 2001), pp. 375-385

Recent Perishables Research in the U.S. Southwest. Guest edited by Laurie D. Webster. Vol. 71(3) (Spring, 2006).

Mesa Verde Settlement History and Relocation: Climate Change, Social Networks, and Ancestral Pueblo Migration, by Linda S. Cordell, Carla R. Van West, Jeffrey S. Dean and Deborah A. Muenchrath Vol. 72(4) (Summer, 2007), pp. 379-405


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