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Archaeology Month

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal signs proclamation making September Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month.

Governor Dave Freudenthal signs the Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month proclamation. BLM archaeologists Judyth Reed (left) &  Ranel Capron (3rd from left, front row) represented BLM at the ceremony.

Governor Dave Freudenthal proclaimed September Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month (WAAM) during a brief ceremony in August with members of the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office, the Office of the Wyoming State Archaeologist, the Wyoming State Archives, the Wyoming Arts Council, the University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service, the Wyoming Department of Transportation, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Gov. Freudenthal was presented with this year’s WAAM poster and Ancient Visions, a publication on Wyoming rock art by Julie Francis and Lawrence Loendorf.  Dr. Frison, professor emeritus from the University of Wyoming, explained the significance of the Mummy Cave Site portrayed in this year’s poster.

 

 


 
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