16.3 Fall 2012 Singles LR

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    COVER FEATURE: WORKING TO MANAGE THE TRAILS

    BY TAMARA STEWART

    The Bureau of Land Management’s ambitious project documented roughly 900 miles of the West’s most important historic trails.

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    THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC

    BY JULIAN SMITH

    Researchers are studying the practice of witchcraft and sorcery in ancient Mesoamerica.

    Page 12


    FIGHTING ARCHAEOLOGICAL CRIME

    BY MIKE TONER

    Archaeologists and law enforcement officials are battling looters and vandals.

    Page 18


    REVEALING THE REAL ROATAN

    BY MICHAEL BAWAYA

    Little is known about the history of Roatán, an island off the coast of Honduras that draws many tourists. It is sometimes falsely presented as a Maya site, because it’s thought that will make it more appealing to visitors. Now an archaeological project is uncovering the island’s true history.

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    STRIVING FOR PERFECTION

    BY KELLI WHITLOCK BURTON

    An investigation of Pleasant Hill, a Shaker community, reveals how its residents tried to achieve perfection.

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