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Native American Artifacts

Indiana O'Brien and the Raiders of the 'Maze'

American Anthropological Association | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment
American Anthropological Association

Many people feel that taking artifacts from archaeological sites, whether public or private, is fine. These views are intertwined with the overwhelming invisibility contemporary Native Americans have within popular and political American conversations.

Kids and Native American Art

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 11.16.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

A half-man, half bird rattles the head of a raven high in his right hand. He brandishes a wing of feathers that he waves toward the crowd and up to the sky. The overall effect is mesmerizing and the crowd stands at attention.

Native American Artifact Dealers Wary After Grave Sites Robbed

AP | By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 10.19.2011 | Denver

SANTA FE, N.M. -- It's been two years since swarms of federal agents burst into nearly two dozen homes scattered throughout the archeologically rich S...

Colorado Man Sentenced For 50s Year Of Looting

AP | By LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 10.11.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Colorado antiquities dealer and his wife to probation as part of an investigation into the l...

Colo. Couple Pleads Guilty To Looting American Indian Artifacts

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — A Colorado couple indicted as part of a sweeping federal investigation into American Indian artifacts looting has pleaded guilt...

Robert B. Knowlton Pleads Guilty To Illegally Trading Native American Artifacts

The Durango Herald | Joe Hanel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - A Grand Junction man has pleaded guilty to selling an ancient American Indian artifact that was taken from public land by a Utah state archae...

Natural Gas Drilling To Continue At Utah Canyon With Native American Artwork After Agreement Signed

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — An agreement to protect a Utah canyon decorated by ancient American Indian art is expected to allow energy development in the a...