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In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  
  CNW Group | AMERICAN SOUTHWEST MUSIC DISTRIBUTION, INC. | American Southwest Music Distribution announces marketing ...
A substantial part of American Southwest Music's activity will be devoted to the acquisition of worldwide rights to new master recordings from recording artists and record production companies, and the acquisition of new motion pictures produced by production companies seeking worldwide distribution for their works.
American Southwest Music's rights to new master recordings will be embodied in record contracts with recording artists and production companies.
American Southwest Music Distribution, Inc. (www.ASWMD.com) is a publicly held company that has partnered with Universal Music Group to begin marketing and selling music and motion pictures to consumers worldwide.
www.newswire.ca /en/releases/archive/November2006/29/c9575.html   (446 words)

  
 National Parks of the American Southwest - Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and California. Slot ...
National Parks of the American Southwest - Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and California.
COLORADO - The main sites of southwest Colorado; Mesa Verde National Park, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Great Sand Dunes, Colorado National Monument and the San Juan Mountains
SOUTHWEST TRAVELOGUE - Account of a 4 week RV road trip from Phoenix, Arizona across New Mexico and Texas to the Gulf Coast at Corpus Christi
www.americansouthwest.net   (335 words)

  
 Jake Biddington ART of the American Southwest
On a recent tour of the Four Corners area of the American Southwest--New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado--I was delighted to find a multitude of galleries and much art for sale.
This is may be the influence of Native American artists whose jewelry, pottery and weavings are of such high quality that they inevitably influence other forms of expression.
Millicent Rogers Museum This museum is home to a Native American art collection gathered by a stylish Standard Oil heiress during the late 1940's and early 1950's.
www.biddingtons.com /content/bentleysouthwest.html   (962 words)

  
  USATODAY.com - Today In the Sky: Archives
Southwest Airlines' forecasts call for its revenue earned per seat mile to rise by 1% during the first quarter, but CEO Gary Kelly says that "doesn't cut it." The airline is trying boost its earnings 15% for the year, according to The Dallas Morning News (free registration).
Southwest reported a profit of $57 million (7 cents a share) for the fourth quarter, a figure that pushed the carrier to a full-year profit of $499 million for 2006.
Southwest's effort to bring in "higher revenue is a phenomenon we expect to continue for several years, given its confluence of rising labor and fuel costs,'' JP Morgan analyst Jamie Baker says in a research note.
blogs.usatoday.com /sky/southwest/index.html   (6754 words)

  
 Fewer seats, higher fares boost American, Southwest - Boston.com
American said its load factor was 82.6 percent and Southwest's stood at 78 percent -- both record highs, the companies said.
Southwest, the No. 1 U.S. airline by market value, said net profit rose to $333 million, or 40 cents a share, from $144 million, or 18 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier.
Southwest's earnings -- its strongest in six years -- were boosted by gains from its hedging program, which has allowed the airline to secure fuel at more favorable rates than many of its competitors.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/07/19/americansouthwest_soar_on_less_seatshigher_fares?mode=PF   (789 words)

  
 Anasazi Images
High mountains reach for the massive summer storm clouds that hover over the endless horizon in the Four Corners area of the American Southwest that was once home to the people we have long called Anasazi.
It is the sensory and spiritual experience of this ancient Southwest that draws people to this area where the states of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona now meet.
desert southwest was difficult and that existence in the land of mesas, mountains, and deep canyons depended on ingenuity.
www.blackrabbit.com /anasazi.htm   (786 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - American, Southwest rivalry expands to Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Southwest says fees at SeaTac have become too high after the airport's expansion, and has proposed footing the $130 million bill to build its own terminal at Boeing Field.
American has already said it cannot afford to build a new terminal for itself at Boeing Field, The Associated Press reports.
While the Seattle situation heats up, American and Southwest are currently sparring over the Wright Amendment in Texas that restricts flights from Dallas Love Field, Southwest's home airport.
www.usatoday.com /travel/flights/today/2005-10-05-sky-archivesept30_x.htm   (1275 words)

  
 American Indian | Native | First Nations | Southwestern Tribes | Northwestern | Apache | Navajo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Southwest Indians lived in what is now Arizona, New Mexico, Southern Colorado and the northern part of Mexico.
Wooden or bone ladders were used to reach higher buildings and rooms.
Southwest Indians believed in Kachinas, which were spirits from ancestors who returned with the clouds and rain.
www.kidzworld.com /article/1389-american-indians-southwest-bands   (285 words)

  
 American Defense Forces
In fact, there is an organization, based in Whittier, California if you can believe it, whose stated goal is the return of Aztlan to Mexico, their name for the region colonized by the USA after the Mexican-American war, which consists of Texas, New Mexico, California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and parts of Oklahoma.
A few numbers: William Gheen, president of Americans for Legal Immigration, states that this is "the end of America as we know it.
We have room for but one flag, the American flag, and this excludes the red flag, which symbolizes all wars against liberty and civilization, just as much as it excludes any foreign flag of a nation to which we are hostile...We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...
www.americandefenseforces.com /illegalimmigration.htm   (1505 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The People: Indians of the American Southwest: Books: Stephen Trimble   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Southwest is an area with a diverse environment, and the groups of people living in the many areas practice different lifestyles to coexist in harmony with their surroundings.
American movement into the Southwest is the single force that most drastically changed the lives of these Native Americans.
This is something that most Americans do not understand...The attachment that these people have to the land makes attempted relocations and constant environmental threats that have come along with the spread of American inhabitation all the more devastating.
www.amazon.com /People-Indians-American-Southwest/dp/0933452373   (2039 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest: Books: Steven A. LeBlanc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the late prehistoric period fighting was particularly intense, and the structure of the historic pueblo societies was heavily influenced by warfare.
With this book, author Leblanc allies himself with Christy Turner, both who appear to be fixated on their belief that Native Americans of the southwest were cannibals.
This book will be distasteful to many Native Americans, New Agers, and anthropologists who have invested careers in portraying the Anasazi as exempt from the evil and violence that characterize mankind in other times and places.
www.amazon.ca /Prehistoric-Warfare-American-Southwest-LeBlanc/dp/0874805813   (1617 words)

  
 The American Southwest Conference
Nolan Pritchard is the American Southwest Conference's NCAA Division III representative.
He has represented Sul Ross at the American Southwest Conference SAAC meeting, as well as the Division III Student Athlete Leadership Conference.
Each American Southwest Conference member Student-Athlete Advisory Committee not only keeps active in the classroom and the athletic arena, but is active volunteering in their local communities.
www.americansouthwestconf.org /saac.htm   (403 words)

  
 Desert Life in the American Southwest - DesertUSA
Learn about the desert environment and the unique characteristics that define the beautiful arid and semi-arid landscapes of the American Southwest.
Begin your exploration of the Desert Southwest with a general introduction to the complex and delicate desert ecosystems, including a discussion of the roles humans play in the changing desert environment.
For many centuries the desert has been home to human life, from ancient hunters and farmers, to the native cultures Euro-American explorers first recorded, to settlers and modern inhabitants who enjoy its warm, dry climate and stunning vistas.
www.desertusa.com /life.html   (250 words)

  
 American Southwest--A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
American Southwest--A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
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Produced by the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers in partnership with the American Express Company and the National Park Foundation.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/amsw   (70 words)

  
 The American Southwest
The geography of the Southwest is mainly comprised of the Colorado Plateau, which is surrounded by mountains and deserts (see the Flora and Fauna section for desert information.)
Coronado brought the Spanish distain for native cultures to the Southwest, attacking pueblos and killing Indians.
By 100 AD, three dominant cultures had emerged in the Southwest: The Hohokam of the desert, the Mogollon of the central mountains and valleys and the Ancestral Puebloans of the northern plateaus.
www.questconnect.org /sw_american_southwest.htm   (3628 words)

  
 American Indian Nations
A survey of prehistoric cultures of the American Southwest from earliest settlement to the historic period.
The Native American experience is compared and contrasted with the experiences of the dominant society and those of other racial and ethnic groups.
Central to the course is an analysis of epidemiological transitions among Native Americans, the infection of native peoples by European diseases during the ages of pestilence and famine, and major shifts in native health, particularly during the twentieth century.
www.americanindian.ucr.edu /academic/courses.html   (2865 words)

  
 American Literature of the Southwest
American Literature of the Southwest is a 20 Credit module comprising of 13 lectures, a mock examination and 10 seminars.
The Southwest referred to during this module is the region consisting of West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Southern California.
Early photographs of the region, made usually as part of federal and/or commercial surveys, served both to reveal the area to Americans in the East for the first time and established from the outset a conceptual matrix of aesthetic and political preoccupations that have continued to shape the idea of what the Southwest represents.
www.staff.ncl.ac.uk /j.m.beck/southwest.html   (1691 words)

  
 Climate Change, Violcenc, Southwest America, Anasazi, agriculture, food, drought, lesson, plans, spanish colonization
During the late 1800s, Americans began to stumble across ancient ruins of large buildings all over the Southwest.
Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest by Steven A. LeBlanc.
Man Corn: Cannibalism and Violence in the Prehistoric American Southwest by Christy G. Turner and Jacqueline A. Turner.
www.crf-usa.org /bria/bria18_4c.htm   (2259 words)

  
 Crypto Jews in the U.S. Southwest - By Seth Ward   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1994, JFER published Judith S. Neulander's "Crypto Jews of the American Southwest: An Imagined Community," in which she described her attempt to do a professional ethnographic field study of this phenomenon, as a dissertation at the University of Indiana.
Hernßndez, F. 1993: "Crypto-Jews of the American Southwest," in Cohen and Peck, Sephardim in the Americas, Tuscaloosa, American Jewish Archives.
Hordes, 1993: "'The Sephardic Legacy in the Southwest Crypto-Jews of New Mexico' Historical Research Project Sponsored by the Latin American Institute, University of New Mexico," JFER 15:2 137-38.
www.du.edu /~sward/cryptojews.html   (4227 words)

  
 American Rivers:
As a valuable member of the STAC, Dr. Minckley helped link American Rivers to the most current scientific and technical information available concerning river ecosystems and strategies for their protection.
To him, protection of the scarce aquatic resources of the Southwest was always paramount.  His opinions could be controversial since they frequently varied with the recommendations of agencies and developers concerning use and protection of Southwest rivers and streams.
Increasing human demands for water in the American Southwest began around 1900 and continue to this day, disrupting aquatic habitats and pushing all but a handful of native fish species to extinction, or to the brink of extinction.   
www.americanrivers.org /site/PageServer?pagename=AMR_content_4623   (965 words)

  
 American Southwest guide to Ancient Landscapes, dinosaurs, cenozoic period, the Grand Canyon, and much more!
American Southwest guide to Ancient Landscapes, dinosaurs, cenozoic period, the Grand Canyon, and much more!
New to the Southwest were small primates akin to lemurs, hippopotamus-like animals, flightless birds that stood seven feet tall, and, of particular importance, grasses.
Early Homo sapiens hunted them in the Southwest and elsewhere, some say to the point of extinction, but the debate goes on.
www.wildhorizons.com /samplepg7.html   (438 words)

  
 Digital Librarian: The Southwest
Maps of the Pimería: Early Cartography of the Southwest - Four centuries of maps of the region of Spanish colonial Mexico encompassing what is now southern Arizona and northern Sonora held in the Map Collection of the University of Arizona Library.
Photographs of the American West: 1861-1912 has 196 images including one of the William B. Douglas party with Navajo and Paiute Indians, celebrating their discovery of Rainbow Bridge, Utah, as they eat watermelon in Paiute Canyon, 1909.
Their Southwest Electronic Text Center has a number of projects which include the Bisbee Deportation of 1917, Borderman: the Memoirs of Federico José María Ronstadt and Tubac Through Four Centuries: An Historical Resume and Analysis by Henry F. Dobyns.
www.digital-librarian.com /southwest.html   (5902 words)

  
 Southwest Studies Program
The Department of Southwest Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the American Southwest.
By understanding the region’s distinct environments and diverse cultures, and how those peoples and environs interacted to define and redefine one another, graduates will find their lives deepened and their career opportunities in teaching, government, museum work, archives, public history, and graduate school admissions enhanced.
American Indian Studies is an interdisciplinary major that provides a structured way to prepare students to participate in Indian self-determination processes in may fields of study and in many careers in or near Indian Country.
www.fortlewis.edu /academics/programs/southwest_studies.asp   (259 words)

  
 The American Southwest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Its most salient characteristic is its entirely Spanish and Native American orientation, and, unlike parts of the South and New England, its utter imperviousness to the cooking of
It had virtually no impact on American cooking north of the Mason-Dixon line or, for that matter, anywhere outside of Spanish colonial territory.
Green chiles are allegedly (and empirically, if you ask me) addictive, and they have such a power over the palate that virtually no day or dish can escape their fresh and utterly unique flavor.
www.cuisinenet.com /glossary/southwst.html   (210 words)

  
 Reintroducing Wolves into the American Southwest
Reintroduction of the Wolf into the Southwest U.S. Should it happen or should it not?
This question is one point where different deep currents in American culture flow together and make waves.
This site does not take a stand in the controversy, but allows the visitor to explore the issues involved, as expressed by those who are living with the issue first hand.
www.ems.psu.edu /Wolf   (217 words)

  
 Culture in the American Southwest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If the Southwest is known for its distinctive regional culture, it is not only the indigenous influences that make it so.
As Anglo Americans moved into the territories of the greater Southwest, they brought with them a desire to reestablish the highest culture of their former homes: opera, painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature.
But their inherited way of life was challenged and reshaped by Native American and Hispanic peoples, and a new, vibrant cultural life resulted.
www.tamu.edu /upress/books/2000/bryant.htm   (310 words)

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