Linguistics & Anthropology

Excavations, topical land art, and virtual presentations of artifacts carry us into the past of the region

The Center for Desert Archaeology, "a private nonprofit organization based in Tucson, Arizona, promotes the wise stewardship of the rich archaeological and historical resources of the Greater Southwest. Through innovative programs combining rigorous scientific research, public outreach, public involvement, and archaeological preservation, the Center is increasing understanding of over 11,000 years of human heritage in the Desert Southwest."

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Contains information on ancient Puebloans (the Anasazi ...), program announcements, and research results and excavation projects.

Dobyns, Henry F. Tubac Through Four Centuries: An Historical Resume and Analysis Electronic text of this definitive history of Tubac, Arizona.

Indian Ghost Dances at Grand Canyon West Ranch

Native Languages of Arizona is an exhibit installed at the Arizona State Museum that allows museum visitors to hear digital recordings and see the written form of two native languages spoken in Arizona. Try the MAX lessons for the Navajo and O’odham dialogs that are available online.

Sipapu The Anasazi Emergence Into the Cyber World Explore prehistoric Anasazi architecture, learn about Anasazi prehistory, and find resources for the serious researcher.

The Southwest Agave Project The role of agave as a crop in Hohokam economy and society is reconstructed by examining the attributes and distributions of archaeological elements within a framework of settlement and economy. Take a video tour of a prehistoric rockpile field near Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, narrated by Dr. Suzanne Fish, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology Curator at the Arizona State Museum.

Tumacácori National Historical Park Mission 2000 Online Database

Web de Anza: An Interactive Study Environment on Spanish Exploration and Colonization of "Alta California" 1774-1776. "Web de Anza provides students and scholars with primary source documents and multimedia resources covering Juan Bautista de Anza's two overland expeditions from the Sonoran desert to northern California, leading to the colonization of San Francisco in 1776."

Part of which site