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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
Northern Arizona University; Kaibab National Forest
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.
Northern Arizona University, Department of Anthropology
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