Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Ruins Changing Hands.(Journal North)

Byline: Adam Rankin Journal Staff Writer

Arroyo Hondo To Conservancy

An ancient pueblo ruin just south of Santa Fe, renowned for the volumes of archaeological work focused on its history and its people's culture, is changing hands next month.

A public ceremony transferring the Arroyo Hondo Pueblo archaeological site from the School of American Research to the Archaeological Conservancy is scheduled for 3 p.m. June 13.

Janet Stoker, the institutional development coordinator for the Santa Fe-based School of American Research, said the Archaeological Conservancy, whose mission is to protect endangered archaeological sites, would be a better long-term steward for the site. …

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