1996 Rock Art Field School at Deadman Wash (fwd)

Hugh W. Jarvis (hjarvis@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Mon, 16 Oct 1995 12:56:10 -0400

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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 95 09:42:00 MST
From: Brian Kenny - MCDOT <KENNY@planning.mcdot.maricopa.gov>
Subject: 1996 Rock Art Field School at Deadman Wash

1996 Rock Art Field School at Deadman Wash, Coconino National Forest, AZ
June 8 - June 16, 1996.

Sponsored by the Arizona Archaeological Society

Learn how to record petroglyphs and pictographs; Assist in recording sites
that are rapidly being destroyed; Learn about all aspects of rock art from
experts in this field.
The 1996 field school is a continuation of work begun in 1992. The goal
will be to finish recording the remaining sites found in an earlier survey.

The study area is the cultural boundary for Cohonina, Kayenta Anasazi, and
the Sinagua prehistoric peoples. Major occupation of the Deadman Wash was
between A.D. 900 and 1100. It is on the edge of the San Francisco volcanic
field and adjacent to Sunset Crater. Geological features include sink
holes, lava flows, blow holes, earth cracks, underground caverns, and

The field school program is designed to fulfill most of the requirements for
the AAS Certification Program. Each day will start early with field work.
Afternoons will be devoted to completing paperwork. Lectures will occupy
evenings. Each student must bring a 35mm camera and a compass. Film will
be supplied. Individuals provide their own food, camping equipment, and
personal items. A primitive forest camp will be set up. The nearest town
is Flagstaff, Arizona, located some 25 miles to the south. For insurance
purposes, membership in the Arizona Archaeological Society is required.

Applications will be accepted on a first come basis. Applicants must be in
good physical health. Hiking and rock scrambling are required. All must
camp and are expected to participate in all scheduled activities of the
entire session.

Field School $60.00 per individual
AAS Membership $20.00 individual / $25.00 family
Enrollment in AAS Certification Program $10.00

PHONE OR FAX Jane Kolber at (520) 432-3402
or mail application to:

AAS c/o Jane Kolber, P.O. Box 1844. Bisbee AZ 85603

Please DO NOT include payment with application.
Detailed information will be mailed to you after February or upon receipt of
this application.
[A hard copy brochure announcing the field school is available for those
without Internet]





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