Latest Hohokam Stories

2010-03-10 11:57:51

From the time of the Crusades to the modern day, war refugees have struggled to integrate into their new communities.  They are often economically impoverished and socially isolated, which results in increased conflict, systematic violence and warfare, within and between communities as the new immigrants interact with and compete with the previously established inhabitants. Now, University of Missouri researcher Todd VanPool believes pottery found throughout the North American Southwest...

2008-10-11 09:00:21

By RHONDA BODFIELD CORRECTION RAN OCTOBER 9, 2008 A2 * A list accompanying "Schools get scores - and they're not pretty" Wednesday on A1 should have included Borton Primary Magnet School and Sahuarita Primary School as "excelling" schools. 31 fail to make the grade in Pima; 3 get 'failing' label The number of Pima County schools not meeting state standards has nearly tripled in two years - and three area schools are now "failing" after repeatedly missing standards. In 2006, 12 local...

2006-12-26 15:00:08

By CAROL HARVEY, PHOTO BY LUIS SNCHEZ SATURNO SECOND PLACE: ADULT NONFICTION Hokam From the whispered information I overheard at the Santa Fe Indian Hospital, it turned out she had been living and working in the garment district in Los Angeles. Her daughter, Lisa, was 9. A hospital there had tracked down Moma, and said, "We think we may have your daughter." As I sat near her, a tangle of tubes sustaining her, I said, "Jeanie, wake up. Come on, let's go to Apache Canyon. We'll climb the...

2005-07-11 21:53:50

PHOENIX (AP) -- Archaeologists working at a proposed development site in Mesa say they have unearthed one of the largest integrated canal systems the Hohokam Indians ever built in the Phoenix area. Twenty Hohokam canals, uncovered during an ongoing archaeological survey of the 240-acre site, have been found since October. The largest measures 45 feet wide and 16 feet deep. "They are the size of canals in Phoenix today, but these were done with digging sticks and baskets," said Tom Wilson,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.