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Kiva: The Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History

Kiva is the leading refereed serial publication in the archaeology, anthropology, and history of the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Published quarterly the journal contains 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 compiled collections of the most significant articles on Pueblo (74[2]), Hohokam (75[2]), and Mogollon (76[3]) archaeology, with thematic essays by experts in each area. Theme issues that we have published since then are identified below. Most issues contain independently submitted articles communicating original research. 

AAHS collaborates with Taylor & Francis to publish Kiva. To receive Kiva as a benefit of membership in AAHS individuals should go to the membership page. Electronic access to all Kiva volumes is an another benefit of membership. Institutions should contact Taylor & Francis directly. All individuals or institutions interested in ordering back issues of Kiva should contact Sarah Herr, AAHS Publications Chair.


Middle San Juan, 77(2). Guest edited by Paul F. Reed.

Recent Research in the Eastern Mesa Verde Region, 78(4). Guest edited by Benjamin A. Bellorado.

Hopi Yellow Ware, 79(2). Guest edited by E. Charles Adams.

100th Anniversary Issue, 81(1). Guest edited by Paul Minnis. 

Mimbres Pithouse Period Architecture and Ritual, 81(3-4). Guest edited by Darrell Creel

Gallina Research in the 21st Century, 83(4). Guest edited by Lewis Borck

New Directions in Southwestern Zooarchaeology, 84(1). Guest edited by Emily Lena Jones, Jonathan Dombrosky, and Caitlin S. Ainsworth

Bioarchaeological Approaches to Southwestern Violence, 84(4). Guest edited by Anna J. Osterholz.

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Historical Mission Contexts, Ritual Performance, and Symbolism, 85(2). Guest edited by Deni J. Seymour.

New Perspectives on the American Southwest: Historical Archaeology of the 1800s and 1900s, 86(2). Guest edited by Emily Dale.

Naasgo: Moving Forward — Diné Archaeology in the Twenty-First Century, 87(3). Guest edited by Wade Campbell.

Tijeras Pueblo at the Crossroads: Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and Public Education, 88(2). Guest edited by Sandra Arazi-Coambs and Judith A Habicht-Mauche. 


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