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Covert Federal Effort Rescues Remains of Army Indian Wars Graves from Further Looting

Covert Federal Effort Rescues Remains of Army Indian Wars Graves from Further LootingMention grave robbers and many people think about Egypt's ancient desert tombs being looted. But mention grave robbers to two of the federal government's top archeologists in the West and they will tell you about the looting that took place in recent times at the almost forgotten military cemetery at New Mexico's Civil War-era Fort Craig.

The archeologists, Jeff Hanson and Mark Hungerford with the Bureau of Reclamation, spoke with OldWestNewWest.Com about a covert effort that began in 2007 to exhume as many bodies as they could find at the post cemetery after the agency was tipped off to looting that had taken place, possibly even as recent as a few years ago.
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Native Americans

Cherokee Nation To Restore Historic Indian Territory Capitol Building

Cherokee Nation To Restore Historic Indian Territory Capitol Building

Cherokee Nation officials broke ground Jan. 7, 2013 to restore the historic Cherokee National Capitol building in Tahlequah, Okla. to its late 1800s appearance. The building served as the first permanent structure to house all three branches of the C...

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Native Americans

Plains Indian Museum Powwow Set for June 16-17 in Cody, Wyoming

Plains Indian Museum Powwow Set for June 16-17 in Cody, Wyoming Celebrating its 31st year, the 2012 Plains Indian Museum Powwow at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (BBHC) will take place June 16-17 in Cody, Wyoming.

Just 50 miles from Yellowstone's East Gate, BBHC's longest running public program brings together...
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Native Americans

American Indian Arts Fest at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

American Indian Arts Fest at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Celebrate Native American culture at the fourth annual American Indian Arts Fest at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Arizona on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11-12, 2012.

Demonstrations, exhibits, and sales of a variety of artistic and cultural item...
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Native Americans

Scottsdale’s Native Trails Celebration Marks 10th Anniversary of Free Noontime Festivals

Scottsdale’s Native Trails Celebration Marks 10th Anniversary of Free Noontime Festivals Native Trails, a series of free outdoor festivals held in Scottsdale, Ariz. honoring the Native American cultures of the Southwest through song and dance, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2012 with an extended season of 19 performances.

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