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AIRA Volume 31: Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico. Edited by Marilyn Sklar, 174 pages, 2005, ISBN 0-9767121-1-3 (In Stock)


Stickney, Teddy, “Preface,” p. vii


Quijada, César A., and Jane Kolber, “Las Pinturas Rupestres de El Púlpito, Sonora” or “The Cave Paintings of El Púlpito, Sonora,” pp. 1-10


Scott, Sara A., and Carl M. Davis, “Rock Art Conservation, Dating and Protection on the Helena National Forest, West-Central Montana,” pp. 11-21.


Bailey, Gay “Gaea” M.A., “Beyond Stargazing: Preservation and Organization of Data Regarding the Navajo Star Ceilings of Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto,” pp. 23-33.


Morales Jr., Reinaldo, and Melisa A. Quesenberry, “A Niche in Time: JD-5, Caribbean Cave Art, and the Fourth Dimension,” pp. 35-56.


Medina Vidal, Adriana, “Un Observarorio Astronomico en la Cueva Tau,” pp. 57-67.


Domínguez, Martín C., “Pintura Rupestre y Liminalidad,” pp. 69-77.


Vicente López, Julio C, “Algunos Petrograbados de Sinaloa,” pp. 79-89.


del Razo Canuto, J. Carlo, “Icamole, Un Sitio Ritual de Cazadores Recolectores en El Estado de Nuevo León,” pp. 91-98.


Hedges, Ken, “Rock Art in Town: ‘Pilgrim Marks’ in Santillana del Mar,” pp. 99-109.


Christie, Jessica Joyce, “The Carved Rock Shrine of Sapantiana in Cusco, Peru,” pp. 111-123.


Morales Vigil, Erika, and Aline Lara Galicia, “Del Cuacatl Al Cosmos: Pintura Rupestre en la Sierra Norte de Puebla,” pp. 125-134.


Frey, Dan, Cesar Quijada, and Jane Kolber, “Los Petrograbados y las Pinturas de La Pulsera, Cucurpe, Sonora” or “The Petroglyphs and Pictographs of la Pulsera, Cucurpe, Sonora,” pp. 136-154.


Riggs, Gene, “Rock Art Frontiers of the Classic Mimbres,” pp. 155-163.



AIRA Volume 32: Sparks, Nevada. Edited by Angus Quinlan and Anne McConnell, 108 pgs, 2006, ISBN 0-9767121-2-1 (In Stock)


Quinlan, Angus R., and Anne McConnell, “Preface,” p. vii.


Christensen, Don, Dedication “In Memory of Frank G. Bock,” pp. ix-x.


Christensen, Don D., and Jerry Dickey, “The Tusayan Style: Archaic Rock Art in the Grand Canyon Region, Arizona,” pp. 1-14.


Lee, David M., and Courtney R. Smith, “The Shooting Gallery Archaeological District, Lincoln County, Nevada,” pp. 15-24.


Woody, Alanah, and Oyvind Frock, An Experimental Approach to Pigment Analysis-Six Years On,” pp. 25-30.


Fletcher, Milford, and Maynard Merkt, “Frequency of Occurrence of Classified Petroglyphs at Two New Mexico Sites,” pp. 31-44.


Murray, William Breen, and Alejandro Espinosa, “The Natural Setting of Sheephorn Petroglyphs in the Eastern Sierra Madre (Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Mexico ),” pp. 45-51.


Frey, Dan, “A Crossroads in Time and Space: The Chiricahua Mountains Pictographs of Rock Canyon,” pp. 53-62.


Waller, Steven I., “The Divine Echo Twin Depicted at Echoing Rock Art Sites: Acoustic Testing to Substantiate Interpretations,” pp. 63-74.


Monteleone, Sue Ann, “Rock Art in Context: Revisiting Captain Jack Shelter,” pp. 75-86.

American Rock Art Research Association Officers and Associates 2005-2006, page 87.


American Rock Art Research Association Membership Form, page 88.


American Rock Art Research Association Awards, pages 89-90.


American Rock Art Research Association Publications 1974-2004, pages 91-104.


ARARA Guidelines for Authors, pages 105-108.



AIRA Volume 33: Bluff, Utah. Edited by Don Christensen and Peggy Whitehead, 160 pages, 2007, ISBN 0-9767121-4-8 (In Stock)


Don D. Christensen and Peggy Whitehead, “Preface,” p. vii.


Poetschat, George, James D. Keyser, and Terence E. Fifield, “Kosciusko Island Alaska Rock Art,” pp. 1-26.


Merrell, Carolynne L., “Lava Tube Cave Pictographs in the Great Rift of Southeastern Idaho,” pp. 27-40.


Roberts Timothy E, “The Indian Hill Petroglyph Site (14EW1), Ellsworth County, Kansas: New Thoughts About Some Old Questions,” pp. 41-52.


Rogers, Richard A, “Overcoming the Preservation Paradigm: Toward a Dialogic Approach to Rock Art and Culture,” pp. 53-66.


O'Connor, Joe, “Mythology and Symbols in North American Rock Art,” pp. 67-82.


Garfinkel, Alan P., Geron Marcom, and Robert A. Schiffman, “Culture Crisis and Rock Art Intensification: Numic Ghost Dance Paintings and Coso Representational Petroglyphs,” pp. 83-104.


van Hoek, Maarten, “Atypical Cupules at Two Rock Art Sites in Southeastern Utah,” pp. 105-116.


Kalish, Pamela and William Nightwine, “Rock Art and Settlement Patterns in the Agua Fria National Monument,” pp. 117-122.


Snow, Gerald E., “Petroglyph Calendar Panel at Chavez Pass, Arizona,” pp. 123-126.


Christensen, Don D., “Preformative and Early Formative Rock Art of the Kanab Creek Wilderness Area, Arizona,” pp. 127-144.


American Rock Art Research Association Officers 2006-2007, page 145.


American Rock Art Research Association Awards, page 147-149.



AIRA Volume 34: Billings, Montana. Edited by James D. Keyser, David Kaiser, George Poetschat, and Michael W. Taylor, 201 pages, 2008, ISBN 978-0-9767121-5-2 (In Stock)


Greer, Mavis, and John Greer, “The Importance of Rock Art Recording History in Current Research: An Example from Bear Gulch Montana,” pp. 1-8.


Poetschat, George, James D. Keyser, and John Greer, “Bear Gulch: Fifty Years Later,” pp. 9-22.


Ray, Melissa Marie, “The Shield Bearing Warriors of Bear Gulch: A Look at Prehistoric Warrior Identity in Rock Art,” pp. 23-36.


Kaiser, David, and James D. Keyser, “Symbolic Superimposition: Overlapping Shield Bearing Warriors at Bear Gulch,” pp. 37-60.


Keyser, James D., “‘These Curious Appendages’: Medicine Bundles in Bear Gulch Rock Art,” pp. 61-72.


Ripps, Lisa F., and James D. Keyser, “Spirits on the Wing: Bird Images at Bear Gulch,” pp. 73-89.


Greer, Melissa, and James D. Keyser, “Women Among Warriors: Female Figures in Bear Gulch Rock Art,” pp. 89-104.


Fossati, Angelo Eugenio, “Shields and Warriors: Similarities and Differences in the Rock Art of Bear Gulch, Montana, and Valcamonica-Valtellina, Italy,” pp. 105-122.


McCall, Grant S., and Marie R. Richards, “Exploring Spatial Variation in Rock Art Site Composition at Ndedema Gorge, South Africa,” pp. 123-132.


Taylor, Michael W., James D. Keyser, and Phillip Cash Cash, “The Role of Women in Columbia Plateau Rock Art,” pp. 133-154.


Rodgers, Kendra, and Lawrence Loendorf,  “The Bear Dance Site: A Ceremonial Rock Art Site in Southeastern Colorado,” pp. 155-166.


Sundstrom, Linea, “Buffalo Gals: Images of Women in Northern Great Plains Rock Art,” pp. 167-180.


Rowe, Marvin W., “River of a Thousand Lingas,” pp. 181-190.


Waller, Steven J., and Daniel Arsenault, “Echo Spirits Who Paint Rocks: Memegwashio Dwell Within Echoing Rock Art Site EiGf-2,” pp. 191-201.



AIRA Volume 35: Farmington, New Mexico. Edited by James D. Keyser, David Kaiser, George Poetschat, and Michael W. Taylor, 246 pages, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9767121-6-9 (In Stock)


Keyser, James D., and Christopher D. Adams, “Cora Dutton Petroglyphs: A New Mexico ARPA Case,” pp. 1-12.


Baker, Pamela, “Painted Sites of the Ancestral Puebloans in Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, New Mexico,” pp. 13-26.


Russell, Will G., Aaron M. Wright, Tina Carpenter, and Caitlin Guthrie, “Stained Rocks and Storied Walls: Fertility, Sexuality, and Rock Art In The Hohokam Landscape,” pp. 27-42.


Russell, Will G., and Aaron M. Wright, “Footprints To The South: The Search For Proto-Hopi Clan Symbols In The South Mountains Of Phoenix, Arizona,” pp. 43-60.


Wright, Aaron M., and Todd W. Bostwick, “Technological Styles Of Hohokam Rock Art Production In The South Mountains, South-Central Arizona,” pp. 61-78.


Krupp, E. C., “Rock Star,” pp. 79-90.


Huang, Jennifer K. K., “Socio-Political Organization On Perry Mesa: What The Rock-Art Suggests,” pp. 91-102.


Dickey,  Jerry, and Don D. Christensen,  “A Preliminary Comparison of Colorado Plateau Archaic Rock Art: Barrier Canyon and the Esplanade Styles,” pp. 103-120.


Rogers, Alexander K., “An Analytical Tool For Assessing Potential Solar-Oriented Archaeoastronomy Sites,” pp. 121-130.


Leska, Amy, “Newberry Cave, Mojave Desert, California: A Fresh Look At Newberry Cave And Its Paintings,” pp. 131-146.


Lambert, Arnaud F. “The Oaxtepec Megalith, Morelos, Mexico: A Re-Examination,” pp. 147-160.


Cuitzeo Domínguez, Martín, “Las Manitas,” pp. Rock Art Site In Cañada De Cisneros, Tepotzotlán, México: An Analysis Using Visual Semiotic Tools,” pp. 161-170.


Herrera Maldonado, Daniel, “Analysis of the Rock Art Feline Painting in Cueva de La Malinche, Hidalgo, Mexico,” pp. 171-185.


Poetschat, George, and James D. Keyser, “Atherton Canyon Rock Art: Part of Central Montana’s Bear Gulch Complex,” pp. 185-202.


Merrell, Carolynne L., and Ronald I. Dorn, “Indian Writing Waterhole and Tom's Spring: Two Central Idaho Petroglyph Sites in the Great Basin Tradition,” pp. 203-218.


Swadley, Ben H.,  “Actively Managing Rock Art Sites,” pp. 219-236.


Man-Estier, Elena, “Bear Images and Symbols in Prehistoric Art,” pp. 237-246.



AIRA Volume 36: Bakersfield, California. Edited by Ken Hedges, 192 pages, 2010, ISBN 978-0-9767121-7-6 (In Stock)


David Lee, “Finding Yidumduma,” pp. 1-8.


Donna Gillette and Linda Hylkema, “Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind…Revisiting a Significant Rock Art Site in Southern San Benito County, California,” pp. 9-21.


Alexander K. Rogers, “A Chronology of Six Rock Art Motifs in the Coso Range, Eastern California,” pp. 23-36.


David A. Kaiser, James D. Keyser, Amanda K. Derby, and John Greer, “The Bear Gulch Shield Bearing Warrior: Defining a Cultural Type,” pp. 37-52.


Sarah Butler, Lynn Dodd, Ashley Sands, and Lucy Harrington, “Visualizing the Native American Cultural Landscape: A Significant New Research and Imaging Method,” pp. 53-58.


George Poetschat, James D. Keyser, David A. Kaiser, Robin Harrower, and Anthony Farque, “Interpreting Cascadia Cave: An Upstream Struggle,” pp. 59-70.


Albert Knight, “The Rock Art of the Sierra Pelona Mountains, Central Los Angeles County, California,” pp. 71-84.


James D. Keyser, “Size Really Does Matter: Dating Plains Rock Art Shields,” pp. 85-102.


Stephen Allan and Steven J. Waller, “Echolocation of Rock Art: Using Sound to Search for Sacred Sites,” pp. 103-107.


Angelo Eugenio Fossati, James D. Keyser, and David A. Kaiser, “Flags and Banners in Warrior Rock Art: Ethnographic Comparisons for Valcamonica and Bear Gulch Rock Art,” pp. 109-124.


Gregory F. Erickson, “Post-Transformational Evidence for a Shamanic Soul Trip to Other Worlds,” pp. 125-132.


Nahum Z. Solís Dávila and Araceli Rivera Estrada, “The Hunter’s Memory and Ritual Space: Interpreting the Rock Art at Loma El Muerto, Nuevo León, México,” pp. 133-146.


Jessica Joyce Christie, “Inka Carved Rocks and Khipus: Were Some Sculpted Grids Counting Devices Using the Same Structure as Khipus?,” pp. 147-158.


Joseph T. O’Connor, Alberto Tesucun, and Josué Martinez Ramirez, “Mayan Graffiti/Arte Rupestre,” pp. 159-170.


Don D. Christensen, “Context and Rock Art in the Cinder Cone Lava Beds, Eastern Mojave Desert, California,” pp. 171-181.


Arnaud F. Lambert, “The Cupulate Complexes of Chalcatzingo, Morelos: A Preliminary Investigation,” pp. 183-192.



AIRA Volume 37: Del Rio, Texas. Edited by Mavis Greer, John Greer, and Peggy Whitehead, 266 pages, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9767121-8-3 (In Stock)


“In Memory of A. J. Bock,” p. ix.


Solveig A. Turpin, “Size Matters: The Transition from Religious to Secular Art in the Lower Pecos Region,” pp. 1-16.


Eric Dillingham and Margaret Berrier, “A Preliminary Description of the Guadalupe Red Linear Style Components at Ambush Two Hands Shelter and Lost Again Shelter, Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico,” pp. 17-36.


Marvin W. Rowe, Robert Mark, Evelyn Billo, Margaret Berrier, Karen L. Steelman, and Eric Dillingham, “Chemistry as a Criterion for Selecting Pictographs for Radiocarbon Dating: Lost Again Shelter in the Guadalupe Mountains of Southeastern New Mexico,” pp. 37-48.


Robert Mark, Evelyn Billo, and John Greer, “Hunters Shelter and White Oak Springs Pictographs: Pecos Miniature Art in the Guadalupe Mountains of Southern New Mexico,” pp. 49-74.


James Burr Harrison III, “An Argument for the Expanded Context of Dart-Headed Figures in Pecos River Style Pictographs,” pp. 75-92.


Solveig A. Turpin, “A Note about Things Worn on the Elbows of Pecos River Style Anthropomorphs: A Were-Cougar Motif from La Mulata, Coahuila,” pp. 93-98.


Margaret Greco, “Seeps, Springs, and the Pecos River Style Pictographs: ‘Renewing Reality’ in the Light of 25 Years,” pp. 99-114.


Shirley Boteler Mock, “Portable Rock Art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands: The Symbolic Work of Women,” pp. 115-134.


Megan Biesele, “Research Politics and Rock Art Interpretation in Africa: Perspectives for the Lower Pecos,” pp. 135-144.


Ken Hedges and Steven M. Freers, “A Remarkable Pictograph Site in Western San Diego County, California,” pp. 145-160.


Lawrence Loendorf and Laurie White, “The Kobold Site: Petroglyphs at a Buffalo Jump in Southeastern Montana,” pp. 161-172.


James D. Keyser, “The Bedolina Horsemen: A New ‘Twist’ in Perspective,” pp. 173-182.


Arnaud F. Lambert, “Cup-Marked Stones and the Aztec Ritual Landscape at Chalcatzingo, Morelos, Mexico,” pp. 183-188.


Arnaud F. Lambert, “Further Notices of a Teotihuacano Presence in the Rock Art of Chalcatzingo,” pp. 189-194.


Nahum Solís, Daniel Herrera, and Araceli Rivera, “Agency and Structure in South-Central Nuevo Leon: The Petroglyphs at Loma d e Barbechos (Mexico),” pp. 195-208.


Eugenia Robinson, Joseph Reibenspies, and Marvin W. Rowe, “Blue Rock Art Paint in Guatemala: Not ‘Maya Blue,’” pp. 209-216.


Patricia Dobrez, “Deception Creek: An Architectural Petroglyph Site in South Australia,” pp. 217-230.


William Nightwine, “Emotional Expression in Southwestern Rock Art,” pp. 231-236.


Steven J. Waller, “Thunderous Reverberation and Rock Art Storm Imagery,” pp. 237-252.


Livio A . C. Dobrez, “Looking at our Looking: A New Approach to the Definition of a Rock Art Scene,” 253-266.