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“Documenting Ancient Hohokam Irrigation Systems along the Middle Gila River and the Social Organization of Irrigation”
February 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This free presentation will be given by Wesley Miles and Kyle Woodson as part of the 5th Annual Arizona Scitech Festival at Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, at 1:00 PM* The Gila River Indian Community’s Cultural Resource Management Program (CRMP) has conducted a long-term study of canal irrigation along the middle Gila River in south-central Arizona. This work has produced a wealth of information on prehistoric Hohokam canal systems used between A.D. 450 and 1450. This presentation gives an overview of the major highlights of these studies on canal irrigation. Wesley Miles is a CRMP archaeological field supervisor and Kyle Woodson is Director of the CRMP.
* This is not an Old Pueblo Archaeology Center event. For more information call 602-534-1573 or visit pueblogrande.com or azscitechfest.org.