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Vandalism in National Parks Is on the Decline, Except in Urban Areas
Vandalism in National Parks Is on the Decline, Except in Urban Areas City dwellers can argue over whether graffiti is vandalism or art or some strange hybrid of the two. But when it appears in national parks, there should be no question: It's desecration. Over the last several years, across the 400 ...
Creepytings versus Rock Art and Banksy, Part 2
By Lewis Borck, Preservation Archaeology Fellow Read this first part of this post here. View examples of Creepytings’s graffiti at www.modernhiker.com. The second argument that bloggers and commentators have rolled out to defend Creepytings’s actions is that we shouldn’t view her w...
Creepytings versus Rock Art and Banksy
By Lewis Borck, Preservation Archaeology Fellow One of the things I like best about studying human behavior is exactly how confusing human behavior can be. What we do as archaeologists, anthropologists, sociologists, human geographers, and/or historians is much less like the frequently used...
Durango Herald Alleges Archaeologists Dealing in Illicit Artifact Trade
Allegations of Artifact Dealing by Public Employees and Archaeologists Featured in Durango Herald A federal informant named Ted Dan Gardiner visited a house in Fort Collins on July 17, 2008, hoping to secretly tape evidence of illegal dealings in ancient artifacts. He came back with hints that pub...
Pueblo Grande Indian Market Events Scheduled for Dec. 11 and 12
Pueblo Grande Indian Market Events Scheduled for Next Weekend Pueblo Grande Event Next Weekend Celebrate at the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park Saturday and Sunday, December 11 & 12, 2010. More than 200 Native American artists will participate in this major cultural event. Th...