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Two Special Projects Announced for Columbia Basin Region

The Columbia Basin Region Historic Places project will collect the places and sites that tell the history of the Basin region. Everyone is invited to describe the importance of a structure, building, group of buildings, district, or landscape. Nominations are … Continue reading

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CBC News : Mexican archaeologists discover cave filled with near perfect Mayan ceramics

Site went unexplored for more than 50 years The Associated Press · Posted: Mar 04, 2019 6:15 PM ET | Last Updated: March 6   Mexican archaeologists say they’ve found a cave at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza with … Continue reading

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WHY WERE WOMEN WRITTEN OUT OF HISTORY? AN INTERVIEW WITH BETTANY HUGHES

Posted: 29 February 2016 Posted By: Bettany Hughes Categories: History Uncovered As part of our Women in History series for Women’s History Month, we spoke to award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Dr Bettany Hughes about why women were written out of history and what we can … Continue reading

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Registration opens for Silverton’s Convergence Writers’ Weekend with Joy Kogawa

Joy Kogawa   Registration is now open for the 6th annual Convergence Writers’ Weekend, this year featuring author Joy Kogawa at the Silverton Gallery, Highway 6th and 4th St., Silverton, B.C. June 7 and 8. This year’s theme is “Writing … Continue reading

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The Kutne Reader – Adventures in Kootenaiana

If you haven’t seen this local blog and you are interested in Kootenay Boundary history, check out Greg Nesteroff’s Kutne Reader blog for many weird and wonderful tales (and some mysteries) from the area. Informative and entertaining! https://gregnesteroff.wixsite.com/kutnereader  

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Why it matters that the US has withdrawn from UNESCO.

At Global Heritage Fund, I work every day to save historic places and special sites throughout the world. That’s why I was disappointed to learn that the government of the United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific … Continue reading

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Mystery Author to Present at Oxygen Art Centre

Join mystery author Deryn Collier on Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00 PM at Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson for The Aunt June Files: Turning Family History into Fiction. In this multi-media presentation, Collier delves into family history in order to … Continue reading

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