Brooks County TX mass grave

Texas Mass Grave Site Continues to Reveal More Remains

Just east of Laredo in the town of Falfurias, TX, the discovery of a mass grave site has turned to the aid of archaeologists and forensic anthropologists to answer questions about the unknown deceased. According...
Poverty Point State Historic Site. UNESCO

Poverty Point Earthworks Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

On Sunday, June 22, UNESCO designated the ancient monumental earthworks of Poverty Point in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana as a world heritage site, making it the 22nd U.S. site to be given this honor...
Rare Amber bead

Archaeologists rush to save Yup’ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline

Summary of Archaeologists rush to save Yup'ik treasures threatened by vanishing shoreline An international team of archaeologists are racing against time and nature to excavate and preserve cultural artifacts at the Nunalleq site in Alaska. The...
Monks Mound, Bryan Werner

Prehistoric Sites Near St. Louis Threatened by Expansion

As the population has moved west into St. Louis County over the past few decades experts warn that another round of prehistoric sites is at risk. St. Louis sits at the convergence of the Mississippi...

Researchers Digitally Record Paleoamerican Remains

When exploratory divers discovered the underwater Mexican cave site known as Hoyo Negro, the conditions of the cave were so pristine and stable, says archaeologist Dominique Rissolo, "it looked like no one had ever...
The prehistoric Yorktown Enclosure is hidden in this woods along Ind. 32 between Muncie and Yorktown. (Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.)

Prehistoric Earthwork, Yorktown Enclosure, to be Permanently Preserved

Local real estate developer in Indiana Larry New has agreed to sell land encompassing the Yorktown Enclosure, a 2000 year old prehistoric earthwork, to a national preservation organization in order to create a permanent...
Kakaako Advertiser Building Construction in Honolulu

Burial Council Questions State Decision to Continue Without Survey

The Oahu Burial Council in Honolulu, Hawaii, is asking for closer review over a controversial redevelopment project for the old Honolulu Advertiser building, 801 South St. in Kakaako. http://KHNL.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=910108;hostDomain=www.hawaiinewsnow.com;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=10258972;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlayHawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL OIBC...
Yazwinski Farmland

(Update) Deerfield Family Seeks Return of Artifacts Found on Their Land

Update July 10: Elizabeth Chilton, director of the UMass-Amherst Center for Heritage and Society, has recently submitted an article to the Daily Hampshire Gazette which aims to respond to several online articles regarding this news story, including an...

Help Save A Chaco Outlier: Meet the Holmes Group Site

The Holmes Group Project is your chance to help preserve an endangered Chaco outlier archaeological site. Join us! Share the excitement of protecting this phenomenal piece of America’s Heritage. Without your support, the ancient...
The Biesterfeldt Site Archaeological Preserve, North Dakota. Lush grass, few neighbors, no problems.

Biesterfeldt Earth Lodge is A New National Historic Landmark

WASHINGTON – As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today...