CAASW 2011 coverUniversity of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Anthropological Papers Series Number 9


Astronomy and Ceremony in the Prehistoric Southwest: Revisited

 Collaborations in Cultural Astronomy

 Papers selected from the 2011 Conference on Archaeoastronomy of the American Southwest


Gregory E. Munson, Todd W. Bostwick, and Tony Hull


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Table of Contents


W. James Judge

Under Southwest Skies: Origin and Evolution of Archaeoastronomy of the American Southwest

E.C. Krupp


The Morning Star/Rain/Maize Complex in the American Southwest

Polly Schaafsma


The Enigmas of Fajada Butte

J. McKim Malville


Migration, Ceremonial Staffs, and Chacoan Architecture

Andrew M. Munro and J. McKim Malville


Heaven on Earth: The Chaco North Road

James M. Copeland


Gobernador Knob and Huerfano Mesa: A Navajo Landscape

David M. Brugge


An Archaeological and Geological Study of Three Shadow-Casting Stones at the V Bar V Rock Art Site in Northern Arizona

Todd W. Bostwick, Paul A. Lindberg, and Kenneth J. Zoll


New Evidence of Tewa-style Moiety Organization in the Mesa Verde Region, Colorado

Robert L. Bernhart and Scott G. Ortman


A Proposed Solar/Lunar Observation Station at Salmon Pueblo

Brooks M. Marshall and Larry L. Baker


Petroglyph Based Archaeoastronomy Sites in the Northern San Juan Region of Colorado

Virginia Wolf and Edward Wheeler                                                                                       


Using Architectural Documentation to Assess Architecture and Features Associated with Astronomical Observations: Case Studies at Mesa Verde National Park

Gregory E. Munson                                                   


Solar/Lunar Archaeological Alignments: A Method of Evaluating a Set of Observations for the Likelihood of False Positives

Tony Hull, Carol Ambruster, and Elizabeth Jewell


Cultural Astronomy in the Field

Jarita Holbrook          


Looking Up and Down and Asking How and Why: Challenges for Modern Archaeoastronomy in the American Southwest

Gregory E. Munson, Todd W. Bostwick, and Tony Hull, Editors

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