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Adventures in the Past: Discovering the Public Lands' Archaeological, Historic, and Fossil Heritage
http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/content/wo/en/res/Education_in_BLM/Learning_Landscapes/For_Teachers/Heritage_Education.html

This site provides links to lesson plans and articles for teaching and learning about history, archaeology, and paleontology on public land in the western U.S. From the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

American Antiquities Act of 1906
http://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/anti1906.htm

Anasazi Heritage Center
http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/ahc.html

The Anasazi Heritage Center is a museum of the Ancestral Puebloan (or Anasazi) culture and other Native cultures in the Four Corners region.

The Archaeology Channel
http://www.archaeologychannel.org/

Explore the human cultural heritage through streaming media.

Archaeology Magazine
http://www.archaeology.org/

Website for the magazine - contains special online features related to current archaeological issues.

Center for American Archaeology
http://www.caa-archeology.org/

Formed in 1953, the CAA's mission is to discover and disseminate the unwritten story of earlier Americans' lifeways, accomplishments, and changing natural environment.

Crow Canyon Archeological Center
http://www.crowcanyon.org/

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, located in southwestern Colorado, is dedicated to understanding, teaching, and preserving the rich history of the ancestral Pueblo Indians (also called the Anasazi) who inhabited the canyons and mesas of the Mesa Verde region more than 700 years ago.

Internet Archaeology
http://intarch.ac.uk/

Peer-reviewed, fully electronic journal of archaeological research.

NADB: The National Archaeological Database
http://www.nps.gov/history/archeology/TOOLS/nadb.htm

NADB is a computerized communications network for the archeological and historic preservation community - established to improve access to information on archeological activities nationwide.

NATHPO: National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers
http://www.nathpo.org/mainpage.html

The organization's purpose is to support the preservation, maintenance and revitalization of the culture and traditions of Native peoples of the United States.

National Park Service Archaeology Program
http://www.nps.gov/history/archeology/

The National Park Service is steward of a diverse cultural legacy. The NPS Archeology Program provides national leadership, coordination, and technical guidance to aid in preserving this heritage.

SAA: Society for American Archaeology
http://www.saa.org/

SAA is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas.


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