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Kate Sarther Gann
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2013
24
Feb

National Trust Seeking Nominations for Threatened Native American Heritage

National Trust Seeking Nominations for Threatened Native American Heritage Recognizing the importance of preserving the Native American traditions, history and culture, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is asking for nominations of Native American endangered sites for its 26th annual list...
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2013
21
Feb

From Above: Online, on Exhibit, and Now on Your Phone

By Kathleen Bader, Archaeology Southwest   I dread flying. I become so focused on the destination that the journey feels like a chore. There are absolute hassles, of course: rushing all morning to wait all afternoon, walking barefoot and beltless through security checkpoints, anxiously check...
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2013
17
Feb

The Arizona State Museum's Southwest Indian Art Fair Starts Saturday

The Arizona State Museum's Southwest Indian Art Fair Starts Saturday, Feb. 23 Join us for a wonderful weekend of culture, art, performance, and food on Arizona State Museum's front lawn, rain or shine. Meet 200+ Native artists, many of them award winning. Talk with them about their work and learn ...
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2013
10
Feb

A Piecemeal Assault on Public Lands

A Piecemeal Assault on Public Lands But the real threat to the public lands is not from Congress, or the state legislatures, whose laws would almost certainly be struck down as unconstitutional. The real and constant threat is more subtle, and more piecemeal. Only about a third of the 640 million ac...
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2013
04
Feb

Tonto National Forest to Develop EIS for Travel Management Plan

Archaeology Southwest supports Tonto National Forest's decision to develop an Environmental Impact Statement regarding its proposed Travel Management Plan. In 2010, Archaeology Southwest reported on the relationship between vehicular access and damage to archaeological sites on Tonto National Forest...
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2013
03
Feb

Feds Recover Ancient Inscriptions Stolen from BLM Land

Feds Recover Ancient Inscriptions Petroglyph panels cut and chiseled off an eastern Sierra rock art site sacred to Native Americans have been recovered by federal investigators, U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials announced Thursday.The suspected thieves have not been identified and the investi...
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