"Arizona's greatness lies in the sum total of its geography and its peoples and their efforts from prehistoric times to come to terms with a land that makes no concessions to human beings." ~Lawrence Clark Powell
ARIZONA WEB LINKS
Annotated lists of links to web-based resources categorized by subject.
Archaeology & Anthropology
Arizona Archaeological Society The Arizona Archaeological Society was founded in 1964 as an independent, non-profit, state-wide volunteer organization to serve as a bond between professional archaeologists and avocational nonprofessional volunteers in order to foster interest and research in the archaeology of Arizona; to encourage better public understanding and concern for archaeological and cultural resources; and to protect antiquities by discouraging exploitation of archaeological resources. Their website includes links to the Desert Foothills and other chapters.
Prehistory of the Southwest ASB 321, Indians of the Southwest, by students at Arizona State University. A general studies course with an excellent introduction, detailed information and pictures.
Arizona Archaeological Council The Arizona Archaeological Council is a non-profit voluntary association existing to promote the goals of professional archaeology in Arizona.
Archaeological Research Institute Archaeological Research Institute in Tempe, Arizona. Look for ARI at family events including educational, archaeological, and science fairs like the Arizona Archaeology Expo, and SEE ASU, Arizona State University's science open house.
Prehistoric Pottery of Arizona Interactive web exhibit that explores how prehistoric pottery was made in four different prehistoric southwest culture groups. Includes games, quizzes, maps, illustrated with images and descriptions. Perfect for Arizona Fourth Grade Instruction and other K-6 children.
State Historic Preservation Office The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), a division of Arizona State Parks, is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and protection of Arizona's prehistoric and historic cultural resources.
Archaeology of the Phoenix Indian School The Phoenix Indian School Archaeological Project was initiated to assess a large turn-of-the-century trash dump near the school's track. Bottles, plates with makers' marks, bricks, and coins date the refuse to between 1891 and about 1926. The artifacts thus provide valuable information about the school's first decades.