Crow Canyon Archeological Center

Crow Canyon names Liz Perry as new president and CEO

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Perry, Ph.D., will be the organization’s new president and CEO, effective Jan. 1. Perry, currently a member of Crow Canyon’s...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon reports that cultural sites are economic power

Cultural sites in Southwest Colorado are an economic asset for local communities, according to a new report released by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.The study, The Economic Contributions of...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

County’s historic register starts with Haynie ruins

The first listing on the new Montezuma County Historic Register is an ancient ruins on private land off County Road L occupied between the sixth and 13th centuries.The Haynie site includes two...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon archaeologist will be featured in cable series

An archaeologist at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center will be featured in an upcoming National Geographic documentary series, according to Crow Canyon’s website.Kyle Bocinsky, who is Crow Canyon’s...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajos have different perspective on night sky

When the Navajo people, or Diné, look to the stars, they have a different perspective than non natives, with traditions reaching to ancient times.Utah resident Von Del Chamberlain, a renowned...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon hosts archaeological conference

A Dolores-based archeology organization is hosting a three-day conference at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center from Oct. 25-29 in Cortez. “Before Borders: Revealing the Greater Southwest’s...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florence Lister, prominent archaeologist, dies at 96

Florence Lister, a prominent archaeologist in the American Southwest died Sunday at her home in Mancos. She was 96. “She succeeded in a field that was dominated by men, and she found her own niche,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon hosts lecture on Mata Ortiz ceramics

John V. Bezy, geologist and co-author of “The Artistry and History of Mata Ortiz,” will present a lecture on the history of the modern Mata Ortiz ceramics tradition at the Crow Canyon...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Crow Canyon speaker examines human impact on native fish

Jonathan Dombrowsky, who is working as a field archaeologist at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center this summer, will speak on Thursday, June 30, on how the range of a now-endangered fish has...

DATE: June 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeologist Coffey to present lecture at Crown Canyon

Archaeologist Grant Coffey will speak on “Creating Symmetry: Building Social Landscapes in the Central Mesa Verde Region,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center....

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Drought cracked Pueblos’ social fabric

Time and again, drought was the final straw that disrupted complex ancestral Puebloan societies in the Southwest and shifted the cultures, according to a new study. “Those societies took a long...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon honored for 32 years of excellence

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has received the equivalent of a lifetime achievement award for its educational programs. The Special Achievement Award was given for the center’s “32 years of...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News