University of New Mexico Press title, Clovis Caches: Recent Discoveries and New Research, edited by Bruce B. Huckell and J. David Kilby, won a Heritage Publication Award from the State of New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (HPD) last month at the 43rd Annual Heritage Preservation Awards Ceremony in Santa Fe.
Awards were signed by Governor Susana Martinez; Veronica Gonzales, Secretary of the Department of Cultural Affairs; Rick Hendricks, Cultural Properties Review Committee Chairman and State Historian; and Jeff Pappas, State Historic Preservation Officer and HPD director. The awards recognize outstanding achievements in New Mexico.
Clovis Caches presents a collection of essays that investigate caches of Clovis tools, many of which have only recently come to light. The studies comprising this volume treat methodological and theoretical issues including the recognition of Clovis caches, Clovis lithic technology, mobility and land use.
Huckell, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico, is senior research coordinator at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.
Kilby is an assistant professor of anthropology at Eastern New Mexico University.