Advocacy: Helping Preserve Our Archaeological Heritage

 
Links to volunteer and professional societies, governmental offices, and preservation groups working to protect archaeological sites and archaeological remains.
 

Archaeologists for Global Justice
A new organization, Archaeologists for Global Justice, has recently been formed as a response to the widespread and ever increasing injustice affecting our world. It was conceived and put into motion by archaeologists at the University of Sheffield (UK), and inspired by the actions of Archaeologists Against the War in opposing British involvement in the Iraq conflict.

The Archaeology Conservancy

Established in 1980, The Archaeology Conservancy is the only national (US) non-profit organization dedicated to acquiring and preserving the best of the remaining archaeological sites in the USA.

SAFE (Saving Antiquities For Everyone)

SAFE is a volunteer group devoted to raising awareness of the world's endangered cultural heritage.

world globe Global Archaeology Site Protection (links at about.archaeology.com)

A list of links for both international and US legislative Acts, charters, and guidelines for protecting archaeological resources.

 Strategies for Protecting Archeological Sites on Private Lands(NPS)

Strategies is a guide to a variety of tools available for protecting archeology sites on private lands through land ownership, financial strategies, development regulation, volunteer strategies, protective laws, and long-term site management planning.

 National NAGPRA (NPS)

Laws, regulations, and guidance for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) are offered at this National Park Service web site.

  Association for the Projection of Afghan Archaeology (APAA)

APPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the archaeology and cultural heritage of Afghanistan and the protection of that Archaeological Heritage.

See Also:  Organizations Protecting or Interpreting Heritage Sites

 

Updated 11/30/2011