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Theft of Indian artifacts from archeological sites

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

Theft of Indian artifacts from archeological sites

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session ... hearing held in Cortez, CO, October 19, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Law and legislation -- Southwest, New.,
    • Archaeological thefts -- Southwest, New.,
    • Cultural property -- Protection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I526 1987c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 369 p. :
      Number of Pages369
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2149304M
      LC Control Number88602014

        10 Archaeological Mysteries of the United States and the Cherokee also still see the rock as a sacred artifact. But the Cherokee are working .   America's ancient heritage is disappearing at an alarming rate. Some archaeologists estimate that more than half of America's historic sites have been vandalized or looted. According to the non-profit Saving Antiquities for Everyone, over 90 percent of known American Indian archaeological sites have been destroyed or degraded by : Kathleen Sharp.


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Last Theft of Indian artifacts from archeological sites book, federal agents swooped in on 23 of the 24 people indicted on charges of stealing archaeological artifacts from public land and Indian reservations in. The artifacts paraded Monday include archaeological and historical pieces recovered from Britain and Sweden, pottery fragments and shards Author: David S.

Anderson. The primary focus of the author's personal archaeological ad­ventures recounted in this book is the famous Crib Mound locat­ed along the Ohio River in Spencer County, Indiana. The Crib Mound was a multi-component site with its lower section com­posed of shell midden laid down during the Archaic period and the upper section composed of black.

Opinion: Indian artifact theft difficult to combat Monday, J "It's no secret that pot-hunting, the unsuitably playful name given to the looting of American Indian archaeological sites, has been going on in the Four Corners region for decades.

Artifacts Stolen in Massive Archaeological Theft Recovered in Canterbury Police Theft of Indian artifacts from archeological sites book recovered most of the 2, coins, bones, beads and other items lifted from the Canterbury Archaeological Trust Author: Jason Daley.

The Archaeological Resources Protection Act ofalso referred to as ARPA, is a Federal law passed in and amended in It governs the excavation of archaeological sites on Federal and Indian lands in the United States, and the removal and disposition of archaeological collections from those sites.

Archaeological crime can range from a professional looter with the heavy equipment needed to cut petroglyphs out of stone to a hiker picking up arrowheads. The result is the same: A piece of the Author: Jace Radke.

Federal agents in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico arrested two dozen people Wednesday morning in a crackdown on the sale of ancient Indian artifacts allegedly stolen from federal and tribal land. Man who illegally dug up Native American artifacts gets 1 year in prison shows what federal agents describe as a treasure trove of Native American artifacts looted from the archeological sites.

Since Decembercourt records say, an informant has been paid more than $, to infiltrate the "network of criminals who pillage archaeological sites." The Source was equipped with video and audio devices as he made deals.

Some suspects bragged about illegally obtaining artifacts, pointing out their looting grounds on maps. - Explore dannydawg's board "Arrowheads and other Stone tools", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Native american artifacts, Indian artifacts and Flint knapping pins. Theft of Artifacts & Antiquities, Domestic Laws and International Conventions.

B2B Posted on Octo Every year INTERPOL issues alert on most-wanted art objects stolen and illicitly traded across the world and invariably Indian artifacts find a mention.

Theft Of Artifacts: Why Is It Important Issue?. Opinion: Indian artifact theft difficult to combat Monday, J "It's no secret that pot-hunting, the unsuitably playful name given to the looting of American Indian archaeological sites, has been going on in the Four Corners region for decades.

Archaeological crime includes vandalism of, and theft from, archaeological sites and collections, and trafficking of restricted archaeological remains.

Common motives include a fascination with the past, a desire to collect artifacts, and knowledge of the value of the artifacts coupled with an intent to sell. Artifacts Sting Stuns Utah Town It took two years and more than $, before federal agents could arrest 17 people in Blanding, Utah, for selling ancient American Indian artifacts on.

MOUNDVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The recent recovery of three Native American artifacts stolen nearly 40 years ago could be the thread that unravels the mystery of the greatest antiquities theft in this part of the world. Hundreds of pottery vessels, bottles, bowls, ornaments and jewelry items were stolen from the Erskine Ramsey Archaeological Repository at the University of Alabama's Moundville.

Kathleen Sharp is a contributor to Salon, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is the author of several books, including Blood Medicine: The Man Who Blew the Whistle Author: Kathleen Sharp.

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(1) All other sites, objects, buildings, artifacts, implements, and locations of archaeological significance, including, but expressly not limited to, those pertaining to prehistoric and historical American Indian or aboriginal campsites, dwellings, and habitation sites, their artifacts and implements of culture, as well as archaeological sites.

24 indicted in Four Corners artifact theft probe Indian items allegedly stolen from public and tribal lands, then sold "There are thousands of archaeological sites in that area, and I've never. It revealed that ”security lapses” had led to the theft or loss of 37 art objects from site museums run by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and antiquities from monuments and sites.

History. The history of archaeology began in Western Europe, and the earliest scholars to take an interest in the archaeology of the Indian subcontinent were Western European travelers in the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries. The earliest European written accounts of India's ancient monuments and Hindu temples were produced by sailors and travelers in the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries CE.

Lar Hothem was a well-known expert in the field of Indian arrowheads and artifacts. His popular series, Indian Artifacts of the Midwest series has now added its 5th volume. His other titles include Indian Axes & Related Stone Artifacts, Indian Pipes, Arrowheads & Projectile Points, and Indian Trade Relics.

Lar passed away in /5(27). The Best Arrowhead Hunting Books If you enjoy hunting arrowheads or collecting other Indian artifacts, one of the best things you can add to your arrowhead collection is a solid "How To' guide book.

If you're a beginner, you may be wondering where exactly to start looking for Indian arrowheads. This is a list of Native American archaeological sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania. Historic sites in the United States qualify to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places by passing one or more of four different criteria; Criterion D permits the inclusion of proven and potential archaeological sites.

• Protections for archeological sites on federal properties were strengthened with the passage of the Archeological Resources Protection Act of (Public Law 96–95, 16 U.S.C. aa–mm, as amended). The collection of artifacts or digging on archeological sites is illegal without a permit.

Only qualified professionalFile Size: KB. The large boulder known as Indian God Rock is located in northwestern Pennsylvania. It has an extensive petroglyph (which is a carved pictogram) on one side that has been an archaeological treasure since the 19th century.

The Native American artifact is of unknown age. ANCIENT LIFE IN KENTUCKY FIG. WILLIAM J. CURTIS. An enthusiastic collector of prehistoric artifacts who has been of great assistance to the authors in their field investigation in Kentucky. CHAPTER XVI ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY In the following list of aboriginal sites in Kentucky, many whichFile Size: KB.

Forrest Cuch, director of the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, said he's pleased to see the theft of artifacts getting so much attention.

"The Native American community will be celebrating this Author: Durango Herald Staff. Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession - Kindle edition by Childs, Craig. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological /5(72). The recent discovery of mound builder artifacts in the small town of Loganton, PA. has excited local residents and archaeologists. “We are just beginning the investigation, but I can tell you that if all is what it seems - this is an important discovery,” said Thomas “Tank” Baird, President of North Central Chapter 8 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology.

The following account of artifact hunting in the fields surrounding Hill Cumorah, near Palmyra, New York, is from a letter by Langdon Smith of New Haven, Vermont, and addressed to John E. Clark, professor of anthropology at Brigham Young University and director of the BYU New World Archaeological Foundation, based in Chiapas, Mexico.

I am a member of the AACA, Missouri Archaelogical Society, Greater St. Louis Chapter of Central States Archaeology and abide by and support the AACA return policies on artifacts I sell. I also buy collections of any size, Arrowheads, Pottery, Stone, Shell and Bone Indian Artifacts.

I also purchase PreColumbian and neolithics from other countries. Stolen from US history: its artifacts are beginning to score some victories against cultural theft.

And since only one-third of known archaeological sites in the country have been. Indian artifact theft targeted estimate that 90% of archaeological sites in San Juan County, where Blanding is located, have been plundered. Stephenson, Robert L., "A Basic Inventory of Archeological Sites in South Carolina" ().Research Manuscript Series non-Indian sites of European or African origin.

These begin with the sites of the trails, farms, cemetaries, churches, slave quarters, and the structures as well as artifacts that are found at these sites.

Historic sites Author: Robert L. Stephenson. All archaeological and paleontological research and investigations on public lands require a permit from the SHPO.

The Act also provides strict penalties for vandalism and theft of archaeological and paleontological resources. A unique aspect of Illinois archaeology. Indiana Archaeology Publications & Information.

Academic Journals. Indiana Archaeology Journal Vol. 1, 20mb; Indiana Archaeology Journal Vol. “As Frances Kennedy’s American Indian Places does for the United States, The Archaeological Guide to Iowa directs people to sites and places exhibiting the artifacts that tell the story of alm years of human habitation in the state.”—Jerome Thompson, State Curator, State Historical Society of .Ancient Indian villages revealed in Utah beads and other artifacts Wednesday in the Range Creek area southeast of East Carbon City, Utah.

kept the archaeological sites a closely guarded. Caddo Indian artifacts stolen in and valued at $, remain missing, and the theft is a mystery.

The FBI is still investigating the theft of Caddo Indian artifacts .