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    • Havasupai Legends

    • Written in consultation with some of the last Havasupai shamans, this book details religious beliefs, customs, healing practices, and legends of the Havasupai.
    • American Indian / Anthropology
    • The Glen Canyon Country

    • Weaving personal experience with historical accounts, archaeologist Don D. Fowler shares the story of Glen Canyon and the peoples who sojourned there over the course of several thousand years.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Memoir
    • Shellfish for the Celestial Empire

    • Uncovers the history and lifeways of Chinese immigrants working in the abalone industry on California’s Channel Islands
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 044: 1958 Excavations, Glen Canyon

    • Twelve archaeological sites were tested or excavated during the summer of 1958 and are reported in this volume. These were located in the lower Glen Canyon between the confluence of the San Juan and Colorado rivers and the dam site at Page, Arizona.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Indigenous Ways to the Present

    • Traces the Iñupiat and Yupik peoples whaling practices for the past 2,000 years, with contributions that center on the variation in whaling practices and traditions over time.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology as a Process

    • Traces the intellectual history of Americanist archaeology in terms of processualism—a theory that merges the goals of archeology and anthropology as a means to understand humans.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 057: Carnegie Museum Collection from Southeast Utah

    • Three archaeological survey expeditions from the Carnegie Museum were in southeast Utah in the area between the San Juan and Colorado rivers during 1945–1947. This report is primarily a descriptive study of the archaeological collections made...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Islands on the Plains

    • This volume seeks to illustrate the different ways that the spatial, structural, and temporal nature of "islands" in the Great Plains conditioned the behavior and adaptation of Plains peoples.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 084: Caldwell Village

    • This volume reports on the excavations undertaken at the prehistoric Fremont site of Caldwell Village located near the small town of Lapoint in Uintah County, northeastern Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 043: 1957 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area

    • This volume reports on ten prehistoric sites that were excavated during the 1957 field season in Kane and Garfield counties, south-central Utah. Nine of the excavated sites were located on the Escalante River or its tributaries.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 076: Excavations in Southwest Utah

    • This volume reports on sites excavated in southwest Utah, three near St. George, three in Zion National Park, and two in Johnson Canyon, east of Kanab. The appendix also describes additional sites that were surveyed in these areas.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Plains Village Archaeology

    • This volume presents a cross section of current research about the origins and internal developments of prehistoric Plains village people in the Central and Northern Plains.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 041.2: The Coombs Site: Part II

    • This volume is the second report on the Coombs site, located in Boulder, Garfield County, southern Utah and summarizes the 1959 excavation year.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 111: Pottery of the Great Basin and Adjacent Areas

    • This volume is compilation of individual papers from the Great Basin/California Pottery Workshop of April 1983. The papers include data reports, literature reviews, statements of theoretical positions, and analytical methodology. All address...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 109: Kiliwa Dictionary

    • This volume is a dictionary of the Kiliwa language and is a companion to the Kiliwa Texts published earlier (see AP No. 107).
    • Anthropology
    • The Origins of a Pacific Coast Chiefdom

    • This volume examines the final thousand years of the coastal Chumash culture, one of the most hierarchically organized and complex hunter-gatherer groups in the world.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Pottery and People

    • This volume emphasizes the complex interactions between ceramic containers and people in past and present contexts.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 029: Two Fremont Sites and their Position in Southwestern Prehistory

    • This volume covers the 1955 excavations of the Old Woman and Poplar Knob sites located in Sevier County, Utah, in Part I. It summarizes the Fremont, Puebloid, and western Pueblo cultures found in the “Northern Periphery” area of the Southwest...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Joyce Well Site

    • This volume contains excavation reports from the Joyce Well site in the boot heel of New Mexico where the Casas Grandes or Paquime culture is believed to have lived from AD 1200 to 1400.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology in Utah Valley

    • This volume contains detailed descriptions of Utah Valley ecology and results of excavations at several hunter-gatherer valley and upland occupations and is focused mainly on the post-Fremont period.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 089: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 15–18

    • This volume comprises four papers: No. 15—1966 Excavations: Uinta Basin; No. 16—Preliminary Survey of the Manti-La Sal National Forest; No. 17—Lithic Materials from Escalante Valley, Utah; and No. 18—An Unusual Human Skull from near...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 083: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 11–14

    • This volume comprises four papers: No. 11—Excavations at Gunlock Flats, Southwestern Utah; No. 12—An Archeological Survey of Canyonlands National Park; No. 13—The Archeology of Boundary Village; and No. 14—Utah Crania of the Historic Period...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 099: Miscellaneous Collected Papers, 19–24

    • This volume comprises 6 miscellaneous papers: No. 19—Indian Petroglyphs from White Pine County, Nevada; No. 20—The Palmer Collection from Southwestern Utah, 1875; No. 21—The Woodruff Bison Kill; No. 22—The Bear River No. 3 Site; No....
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Man Corn

    • This study of prehistoric violence, homicide, and cannibalism explodes the myth that the Anasazi and other Southwest Indians were simple, peaceful farmers.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 037: An Outline of the History of the Flaming Gorge Area

    • This series is based on work from the archaeological salvage project for the Upper Colorado River Basin and published within the AP series. This report focuses on the area affected by the Flaming Gorge dam.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 081: Glen Canyon: A Summary

    • This report summarizes the discoveries of eight field seasons in the Glen Canyon area. It provides a human paleoecological account of the region by trying to synthesize the information gathered by specialists from a variety of scientific fields.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 096: Swallow Shelter and Associated Sites

    • This report records data from archeological surveys and excavations conducted in the Grouse Creek—Goose Creek area of extreme northwestern Utah and northeastern Nevada during 1969 to 1973.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 082: Fremont-Promontory-Plains Relationships

    • This report reassesses the ethnic and cultural origins of the Fremont in Utah, drawing its interpretations from data of more recent excavations in central, northern, and northeastern Utah and the southwestern Wyoming Basin.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 025: Archeological Excavations in Iron County, Utah

    • This report presents the results of archaeological fieldwork in Iron County, southwestern Utah, during 1954. Two related projects are also reported: 1) excavation of two mounds at Paragonah; and 2) a petroglyph survey to record rock art throughout...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 075: Miscellaneous Collected Papers 8–10

    • This report includes three unrelated papers: An Ethnography of the Kuzedika Paiute of Mono Lake, CA; Pictograph Site in Cave Valley, Zion National Park, Utah; and Salvage Excavations at Natural Bridges National Monument.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 073: 1962 Excavations, Glen Canyon Area

    • This report focuses on sites tested and/or excavated by the University of Utah in the Colorado River canyon, Slickrock Canyon, Steer Pasture, Castle Wash, and Cedar Mesa.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 119: Glen Canyon Revisited

    • This report examines specific issues about the history and lifeways of the prehistoric inhabitants in around Glen Canyon.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 100: The Levee Site and the Knoll Site

    • This report describes the 1969 archaeological excavations along the lower Bear River at the Levee site and the Knoll site. It also provides a record of previous investigations in the area and interpretive considerations on cultural affiliation and...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 107: Kiliwa Texts: "When I have donned my crest of stars"

    • This report covers the language of the Kiliwa of Baja California, Mexico and records a number of Kiliwa texts, including myths and legends, ethnographic, ethnohistorical narratives, personal narratives and miscellaneous texts.
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 106: Final Year Excavations at the Evans Mound Site

    • This report builds on earlier publications of excavations and data collection at the Evans Mound, a Fremont site located in the southwestern end of the Parowan Valley in Iron County, Utah. It also summarizes the fourth and last season of excavation...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 098: Prehistory of Utah and the Eastern Great Basin

    • This paper, written in 1973 by Jesse D. Jennings, summarizes the knowledge gained from about 75 years of archaeology in Utah. It covers the various prehistoric groups that have called the Utah area home for the last 10,000 years.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 115: The Archaeology of James Creek Shelter

    • This paper reports the geological, biological, and archaeological data from the 1984 excavation of James Creek Shelter in Eureka County, Nevada. Documented occupation of the shelter lasted from about 1200 B.C. to A.D. 1800.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 088: Excavations at Nephi, Utah, 1965-1966

    • This paper reports on two seasons of excavation (1965–1966) conducted by the University of Utah at the Nephi Mound site near the center of the Fremont culture area in Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 079: Virgin-Kayenta Cultural Relationships

    • This paper reports on the prehistory of the Virgin branch of the Anasazi in the Southwest. It incorporates information from sites excavated in the early 1960s in southwest Utah to reassess earlier studies of Virgin Anasazi culture that were based...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 108: Peyotism in the West

    • This paper reports on the peyote cult as practiced among the Ute. It discusses some newly discovered historical information relating to the introduction of peyotism in the United States and compares the peyote cult among the Utes to that of other...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 095: Median Village and Fremont Culture Regional Variation

    • This paper reports on the 1968 excavations at Median Village, a Fremont settlement in Iron County, Utah. It also includes a comparative and distributional study of Fremont culture based on the archaeological variations found within Fremont culture...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 093: Hogup Cave

    • This paper reports on the 1967 and 1968 archaeological excavations conducted at Hogup Cave, located approximately 75 miles northwest of Salt Lake City, Utah. Various analyses on plant and animal remains, coprolites, birds, corn, dog remains,...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 105: Bull Creek

    • This paper reports on a survey of over 100 sites located in the Bull Creek study area, which runs from the foothills of the Henry Mountains to just north of White Point in southern Utah. It also reports on the excavations and analyses undertaken as...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 102: A Selected Bibliography of Utah Archaeology

    • This paper is a compilation of 1021 sources (books, journal articles, dissertations, government reports, etc.) that have made a substantive contribution to the archeological data for the state of Utah. It was completed in 1978.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 116: The Ute of Utah Lake

    • This paper incorporates environmental, ethnographic, and ethnohistorical data to develop a clearer picture of the patterns of Western Ute life in Utah Valley immediately prior to European contact and to put those patterns in the context of other...
    • Anthropology
    • UUAP 091: Pharo Village

    • This paper describes the structures, human remains, pottery, and other artifacts found during archaeological excavations at Pharo Village located near the south end of Upper Round Valley in Millard County, Utah.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Shrinking Jungle

    • This novel provides a realistic glimpse of the life of the Aché tribe in Paraguay as they approach contact with the outside world
    • Fiction / Anthropology
    • Foundations of Anasazi Culture

    • This major synthesis of work explores new evidence gathered at Basketmaker III sites on the Colorado Plateau in search of further understanding of Anasazi development.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 070: The San Juan Canyon Historical Sites

    • This is the third volume devoted to a detailed study of the historical sites in the Glen Canyon area and environs. It reports on sites in the canyon of the San Juan River from its mouth, 78 miles upstream from Lees Ferry, to the head of the canyon...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 104: Cowboy Cave

    • This descriptive report on the 1975 archaeological excavations at Cowboy Cave, an Archaic site located in Wayne County, Utah, provides relevant comparative and interpretive comments by a number of authors.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Burned Palaces and Elite Residences of Aguateca

    • This comprehensive survey documents the archaeological investigations at Aguateca and reports on the process of excavations and recovered ceramic vessels.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Relics Revisited

    • This catalogue constitutes the most comprehensive public inventory of the Pectol-Lee collection.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • A Fateful Day in 1698

    • This book, about one of the most important southwestern battles of the era in this region, reads like a mystery while addressing in scholarly fashion the question of how we can confidently infer anything reliable about the past.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Traces of Fremont

    • This book takes a fascinating look at rock art through the lens of archaeology and anthropology, offering an innovative model of Fremont society, politics, and worldview.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology / Utah
    • Where the Earth and Sky Are Sewn Together

    • This book represents a much revised rendition of the historian’s Sobaipuri-O’odham, a people who once dominated southern Arizona’s landscape.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • A Laboratory for Anthropology

    • This beautiful reprint tells the story of an idea, "The Southwest," through the development of American anthropology and archaeology.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Island of Fogs

    • This archaeological, historical, and ethnographic profile of Isla Cedros, Baja California is a relevant historical counterpart to modern discussions of ecological change and alternative models for sustainable development.
    • Anthropology and Archaeology
    • UUAP 041.1: The Coombs Site: Part I

    • The volume is the first excavation report on the Coombs site, undertaken in 1958 because it appeared to be the most significant site within or adjacent to the Glen Canyon areas that were flooded.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Life and Politics at the Royal Court of Aguateca

    • The third and final volume of the monograph series on Aguateca, the book presents the analyses of items not covered in the first two volumes and provides a summation of the project.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 121: Newberry Crater

    • The research in this volume derives from investigations conducted in connection with proposed widening and realignment of the Paulina-East Lake Highway, located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 018: Pine Park Shelter, Washington County, Utah

    • The report on an archaeological excavation undertaken at Pine Park Shelter located in the Beaver Dam Mountains in southwestern Utah. Excavation was completed in 1950 and included both prehistoric and Southern Paiute materials.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 122: Intermountain Archaeology

    • The papers in this volume reflect a broad topical range: how transportation issues associated with the movement of people and good into and out of upland areas affects the way hunter-gatherers behave, issues of social identity and group boundaries,...
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 120: Surviving Adversity

    • The only modern interpretive site report on the Sinagua culture, which includes interpretations for comparison to other sites in the Southwest and a consideration of social organization.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Simulating Change

    • The history, state of the art, and controversies surrounding the use of computer simulation in archaeology.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology of Clear Creek Canyon

    • The history of archaeological work in the Clear Creek Canyon region of central Utah, including reports of Five Finger Ridge excavations and the establishment of Fremont Indian State Park.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • UUAP 028: An Archeological Survey of the Fremont Area

    • The final report from the Utah Statewide Archeological Survey that covers an area bounded on the north by the Uintah Mountains, on the west by the Wasatch Mountains and Plateau, and on the south by the southern edge of the Dirty Devil drainage. The...
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • UUAP 027: Danger Cave

    • The definitive report on the 1949–1953 archaeological excavations at Danger Cave, Juke Box Cave, and Raven Cave, located in western Utah near Wendover.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Signs of the Casas Grandes Shamans

    • The authors examine Casas Grandes cosmology, finding a world centered on shamans and supernatural creatures, challenging long-held beliefs about Southwestern religion.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Ants for Breakfast

    • The archaeological adventures of Skibo, who lived with the Kalinga people, once headhunters, in the remote Philippine highlands while studying prehistoric pottery manufacture and use.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Studying Technological Change

    • Synthesizing nearly four decades of research by the author, this book asks historical and scientific questions about the interaction of people with artifacts during all times and in all places.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology

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