The tragedy of the loss of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 152 last week was compounded by the fact that among those who perished was a remarkable advocate for conserving the cultural heritage of indigenous communities. PhD student Ghanimat Azhdari, who was born into a nomadic tribe in Iran, was studying at Canada’s University of Guelph, […]Continue Reading 197 words
The organizers of the16th annual International Folk Art Market (IFAM) in Santa Fe last week were determined to use the event to emphasize two important themes — the use of natural materials in folk are and the retention of cultural heritage and art-making traditions passed down through generations. Now they hope to scale the festival to […]Continue Reading 149 words
- Chesapeake Bay
- cultural heritage
- National Marine Sanctuary
- Natural Resources
The first new National Marine Sanctuary in many years, which will be the closest one to the nation’s Capitol, took another important step toward final approval last Friday when the final Environmental Impact Statement for the sanctuary was published in the Federal Register.Continue Reading 314 words
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