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Funding for the Sand Canyon Pueblo project was made possible in part by generous grants from the Colorado Historical Society, the National Geographic Society, the National Science Foundation, the Ballantine Family Foundation, Bonfils-Stanton, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Colorado Digitization Project, and the Dorothy McEachren Fund. Additional support was provided through endowed funds at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, including the National Endowment for the Humanities Fund II, the Stuart Struever Chair in Research, the Alden C. Hayes Research Fund, the Richard G. and Mary Lyn Ballantine Fund, the Gomer W. Walters Research Fund, the C. Paul Johnson Family Fund, and the General Fund. To all the donors who have contributed to these funds over the years, Crow Canyon extends its deep gratitude.

Sand Canyon Pueblo is located in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which granted Crow Canyon permission to conduct fieldwork at the site. Special thanks to former Resource Area Manager Sally Wisely and former Resource Area Archaeologist Kristie Arrington of the Bureau's San Juan Resource Area Office for facilitating our work and providing much-appreciated feedback on our progress and results. Thanks also to the Anasazi Heritage Center, the BLM museum and curation facility in Dolores, Colorado, for its support throughout the project—from providing conservation advice in the field and lab to permanently curating all the artifacts and records associated with Crow Canyon's excavations at the site. Deserving of special recognition are former director Shela McFarlin, current manager LouAnn Jacobson, Museum Curator Susan Thomas, and Supervisory Interpretive Specialist Victoria Atkins.

From initial mapping in 1983 through the publication of this volume nearly a quarter of a century later, Crow Canyon's study of Sand Canyon Pueblo has been a team effort. The sustained support of Crow Canyon's Board of Trustees and the very active involvement of the Center's research committee have been crucial to the successful completion of this project—their interest, advice, and encouragement are greatly appreciated. Members of Crow Canyon's Native American advisory group offered thoughtful and thought-provoking comments on a draft of this manuscript; as always, their perspectives enriched our own and made for a better report.

Virtually everyone who worked in Crow Canyon's research and education departments from 1983 through the mid-1990s was involved in some aspect of the Sand Canyon Pueblo excavations, subsequent laboratory work, or both (some of these individuals are named in Chapter 2, "History of Investigations"). From the mid-1990s through the publication of this volume, various researchers conducted special analyses, analyzed the field and laboratory data, and prepared the collections for curation. Throughout, the Center was aided in its work by undergraduate and graduate student interns, helpers from the local Community Connections program, a dedicated cadre of volunteers (including Amaterra, a Tucson-based service group), and thousands of student and adult participants in the Center's excavation and lab programs. Diverse professional colleagues contributed their special skills and expertise to the analysis and interpretation of materials recovered from the site; some authored chapters in this volume. It is impossible to recognize every staff member, intern, volunteer, participant, and colleague by name, but their individual and collective contributions to the success of the project cannot be overstated. They made it happen.

Finally, thanks are due Crow Canyon's publications department for the technical production of this online volume, supervised by Director of Publications Louise Schmidlap. Web Graphics Specialist Sujan Bryan formatted the tables and figures, AutoCAD consultant Neal Morris drafted the excellent maps, Lynn Udick provided editorial support, and volunteer Sandy Tradlener compiled the lists of references cited. Additional technical support is acknowledged in the credits section of both the site report and its accompanying database.