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The Eastern Door

Marisela Amador

Callie Giaccone

21 September 2021

Caledonia, Ontario, Canada

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"Land defenders" from the Six Nations blocked a planned housing development on contested land by swiftly moving to occupy the site, even after a police raid in which nine protesters were arrested. In place of the now-...

Global Press Journal

Dolgormaa Sandagdorj

29 August 2021

Mongolia

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Herders in rural Mongolia are given financial compensation to help preserve cultural heritage by keeping watch over the country’s remote relics and burial sites. The historical sites hold a trove of information dating...

Pi Media

Chen Wei Hannah

26 June 2021

Iraq

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The Nahrein Network funds projects that strengthen Iraq’s cultural and heritage infrastructure. Many grantees have deep historical knowledge of cultural preservation but haven’t been able to access funding due to sanc...

100 Days in Appalachia

Kristen Uppercue

9 February 2021

Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Fayette County Traveling Museum collects, preserves, and shares Uniontown’s Black history. The owners sift through archives, libraries, and donated boxes of materials, which are displayed as educational resources....

NPR

Sylvia Poggioli

2 January 2021

Italy

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Advancing Women Artists (AWA) is a nonprofit foundation that has identified around 2,000 pieces of art by women artists that were forgotten or stored away in Italy’s museums and churches. The organization has financed...

Atlas Obscura

Jennifer Hattam

24 August 2020

Istanbul, Turkey

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Building on a history of anonymous charity, a mosque in northern Istanbul started a pop-up communal food bank to help those most impacted by the pandemic. The initiative is one of several mutual aid efforts underway i...

Bitterroot

Ross Coyle

10 July 2020

Utah, United States

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In 2016, court ordered redistricting gave Navajo nation residents in San Juan County fairer representation and required in-person polling locations and translation assistance. Shortly after, the Bear Ears National Mon...

Nikkei Asian Review

Deepak Adhikari

15 December 2019

Kathmandu, Nepal

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A Nepalese company called Traditional Homes was formed in order to restore traditional Newari homes to prevent them from being demolished. The houses are by the indigenous Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley and boas...

The Economist

The Economist

14 November 2019

Antakya, Turkey

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After discovering historic artifacts on land preparing to become a hotel in Antakya, Turkey, owners chose to develop a combined hotel and history museum, a rare act of collaboration between preservationists and develo...

Bloomberg CityLab

Sarah Holder

5 November 2019

Eureka, California, United States

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In October of 2019, the city of Eureka, California returned stolen lands to the Wiyot Tribe, the region’s Native American people. This was done over a decade after a brutal massacre on the land, which is an island tha...

NPR

Erin Slomski-Pritz

3 September 2019

Perry, Maine, United States

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In 1890, an anthropologist used an early audio recording device called a phonograph to record three spokesmen for the Passamaquoddy tribe singing songs, telling stories, and pronouncing simple words. After years of ef...

The Connecticut Mirror

Tom Condon

24 June 2019

New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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In the middle of the 20th century, the Housing Act of 1949 launched cities across the city into a downtown reconstruction frenzy, the often to no avail; in the modern renewal movement, cities try to get it right. Citi...

Next City

Elizabeth Pandolfi

15 May 2019

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Creating and deploying exhibitions in response to real-time events can allow museums to play a larger role in community engagement and education. By developing so-called rapid-response exhibits, museums can respond mo...

Yes! Magazine

Gabriel Furshong

9 May 2019

Helena, Montana, United States

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Earlier this year, Helena, Montana became the first city in the United States to both remove and replace a confederate monument. A group called the Equity Fountain Project will replace the old monument with a public a...

Model D

Dorothy Hernandez

18 December 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Artists around Detroit take steps to preserve historic landmarks and incorporate community input into the urban planning process. While the city is drastically changing, activists are slowly preserving places like mus...

International Examiner

Chetanya Robinson

10 November 2018

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Residents in Vancouver, B.C.'s Chinatown have banded together to protect their neighborhood from gentrification. With collaboration and crowd-sourced activism ideas, young students and senior residents repeatedly knoc...

The Philadelphia Citizen

James Meadows

16 October 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Church after church in Philadelphia is being slated for demolition. In times where funding for religious institutions are scarce, Sacred Places, Civic Spaces is trying to repurpose old churches for community use. By ...

Hyperallergic

Jasmine Weber

15 August 2018

Venice, Italy

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A partnership between Venice’s Uffizi Gallery and Indiana University is providing new access to the Uffizi’s collection of ancient sculpture. The Uffizi Digitization Project provides a web interface for visitors to se...

The New York Times

Sharon Otterman

12 August 2018

New York, New York, United States

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With gentrification rapidly changing New York City neighborhoods, there is a need to preserve these neighborhoods' history before it is erased. A tour of landmarks associated with Islam in Harlem helps keep this histo...

Hyperallergic

Allison Meier

10 July 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Rather than museum worthy, beautiful crafted artworks made to stand the test of time, the Below the Surface exhibition and website displays the hundreds of years of detritus pulled from an Amsterdam construction site....

Apolitical

Anoush Darabi

8 May 2018

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

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Governments in the United Kingdom, the United States, and elsewhere use crowdfunded donations to restore historic areas and fund new developments. The approach can build democratic participation and community cohesion...

NPR

Tyler Fingert

30 April 2018

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, United States

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The National Park Service has resorted to microchipping hundreds of saguaro. Despite extensive legal protections, the iconic cacti are going missing. Rangers can only read the microchip by scanning a suspect cactus, b...

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Jamie Rigg

28 November 2017

London, England

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Tate Modern’s 2017 exhibition on painter Amedeo Modigliani included a virtual reality recreation of Modigliani’s final studio in Paris. Seated on wooden chairs with VR headsets on, visitors can explore the studio and ...

Next City

Johnny Magdaleno

4 September 2017

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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As San Antonio develops, local groups like the WPA work to preserve cultural heritage along with buildings. Community organization, financing, and legislation are all tools the groups are using to maintain historic co...

PBS NewsHour

Frank Carlson

28 April 2017

Madrid, Spain

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Factum Arte creates replicas of art and artifacts through cutting edge technology and careful detail. These replicas are used to create access, preserve fragile originals, and replace objects that have been destroyed.

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