Archaeological Field School in Apex, Arizona

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Location: Apex, AZ, USA

Season: May 25, 2020 to June 26, 2020

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

Deadline Type: Contact for Details

Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

Northern Arizona University; Kaibab National Forest

Project Director:
Emily Dale

Project Description:

In collaboration with the Kaibab National Forest, Northern Arizona is hosting our first field season at Apex, Arizona, a 1900s logging town along the Grand Canyon Railway near Tusayan, Arizona. We will conduct survey and excavations of the schoolhouse, domestic features, and sites of labor. We will also take field trips to the Grand Canyon and prehistoric sites around the area. Both undergraduate and graduate students are with an interest in Historical Archaeology and/or Southwest archaeology and looking for hands-on experience in excavation, survey, mapping, and artifact analysis are encouraged to apply.

Period(s) of Occupation: 1920s/1930s

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Experience Required: 12 credits of Anthropology courses and instructor permission to enroll.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Total cost for 3 credits, transportation to and from Flagstaff, AZ to the site, meals, and field school housing is $2077.00 (based on 2019 summer tuition and subject to change). Not included: housing outside of field days and personal expenses.

Academic Credit:
3 credits

Contact Information:

Emily Dale

Northern Arizona University, Department of Anthropology



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