New Mexico State University Fieldschool

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Location: Las Cruces, NM, US

Season: May 22, 2019 to June 28, 2019

Session Dates: From May 22nd to June 28th, 2019

Application Deadline: March 22, 2019

Deadline Type: Contact for details


Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:

Department of Anthropology, New Mexico State University

Project Director:
Dr. Fumi Arakawa

Project Description:

For summer 2019, the NMSU Archaeological Field School will be held at South Diamond Creek Pueblo (SDCP), located in Gila National Forest/Wilderness from May 22nd-June 28th(6 weeks). While working at the site, students will stay at Beaverhead Workstation and commute from the workstation to SDCP every day. They will also take a camping trip to Chaco Canyon. Students will gain experience in excavation, mapping, and laboratory analysis. The cost is 6 credits of tuition plus an $1,200 course fee. Applications are due March 22, 2019. Please email Dr. Fumi Arakawa with questions and for the field school application at

Period(s) of Occupation: Pithouse and Classic Mimbres

We are attempting to excavate a great kiva in the northern Mimbres region, New Mexico.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 5-6 Weeks

Room and Board Arrangements:
Students will put his/her own tent surrounding the headquarter (a house). The house includes two showers and toilets, kitchen, and a large gathering room. Cost: A course fee $1200 provides for transportation, food, gas, lodging etc.

Academic Credit:
6 credits credits offered by New Mexico State University. Tuition is 6 credits - $1671.6 (undergraduate) and $1809 (graduate) based on the tuition on Spring 2019 .

Contact Information:

Fumi Arakawa

1525 Stewart, Room 331, P.O. Box 30001, MSC:3BV

Las Cruces




Phone: 575-646-4536

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