Handling Archaeological Issues on Construction Projects
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Friday, December 9, 2022
9:00 am – 12:15 pm CDT (incl. a 15-min break)
The importance of archaeological sites and their preservation
Laws and regulations protecting archaeological sites
• National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
• The Antiquities Act of 1906
• Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979
• Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
• State and local laws
Identifying archeological sites early in the process
Working on an archaeological site
Costs and funding
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Nebraska State Archeologist
Dave Williams directs the State Archeology Office; oversees Nebraska’s archeological resources under the Nebraska Archeological Resources Preservation Act and National Historic Preservation Act; assists with the identification, recovery, and repatriation of human skeletal remains and consultation with Native American tribes; supervises cultural resource management projects; and disseminates archeological information to the public. Dave’s cultural resource management experience includes work across the Great Plains, Midwest U.S., Great Basin, Colorado Rockies, and in Oaxaca, Mexico. Prior to joining History Nebraska, he was the Assistant State Archeologist and Contracts Manager for the South Dakota State Historical Society. Dave’s research interests include public archeology, geochemical sourcing analysis, long-distance exchange of materials, and precontract ceramic production. Dave received a BA in Anthropology from the University of South Dakota and an MA in Anthropology from the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Course Title: Handling Archaeological Issues on Construction Projects
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This three-hour course explains to design professionals the importance of archaeological sites, reviews applicable federal and state laws regarding these sites, provides guidance to design professionals on how to identify them early in the process and how to work on these sites with the ultimate goal of preserving archaeological sites and artifacts.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to understand the importance of archaeological sites and their preservation, as these artifacts contain invaluable knowledge, insight, and even stories from our past.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference the laws and regulations protecting archaeological sites, including the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the Antiquities Act of 1906, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to review strategies and techniques to identify archaeological sites early in the process which can avoid damages and scheduling issues.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the appropriate practices and conduct for working on an archaeological site and review the cost and funding issues.
LUs: 3.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with site evaluation
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 10/05/2025
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