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Excitement runs high at Mecum’s vintage motorcycle auction

Las Vegas Review-Journal 25 Jan 2023
A 1952 Indian Chief is part of the “As Found Collection” from Mike Wolfe of American Pickers at the Mecum Las Vegas Vintage and Antique Motorcycle Auction at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Tuesday, Jan ... A pusher shows a 1948 Indian Chief on the auction ...

Bernard A. Drew: 133 years before Johnny Cash filmed 'The Trail of Tears' in the ...

The Berkshire Eagle 24 Jan 2023
The 1971 NET television docudrama “The Trail of Tears” featured singing legend Johnny Cash ... The Indian Removal Act of 1830 also affected Muscogee, Seminole, Chickasaw, Creek and Choctaw nations ... “He was very tall, and had huge hands ... PHOTO PROVIDED BY BERNARD A ... The preacher wrote “Antiquities of the Cherokee Indians” to challenge the Cherokee removal.

Georgia's Historic Sites offer free admission on Super Museum Sunday

Henry Herald 14 Jan 2023
Decorated with beautiful carvings and natural hues, the home features a cantilevered stairway and fine antiques. Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site, Cartersville ... Seven mounds built during the 12th and 13th centuries by Swift Creek and Weeden Island Indians are protected at this southwest Georgia historic site.

This giant underground battery is a $1-billion clean energy solution

The Los Angeles Times 12 Jan 2023
President Biden promised to create Avi Kwa Ame National Monument in Nevada, to protect lands sacred to the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe. But a Utah lawsuit designed to gut the president’s powers under the Antiquities Act could get in the way, Bloomberg’s Bobby Magill writes.

Good News for Plum Island

The East Hampton Star 05 Jan 2023
The Preserve Plum Island Coalition, made up of 121 civic and environmental groups, has urged President Biden to deem the island a national monument under the 1906 Antiquities Act. The entire Suffolk County Legislature has supported the effort as well, and the Montaukett Indian ...

Russia’s war could make it India’s worldIn light of the war in Ukraine, however, each ...

Deccan Herald 03 Jan 2023
Seated in the domed, red sandstone government building unveiled by the British Raj less than two decades before India threw off imperial rule, S Jaishankar, the Indian foreign minister, needs no reminder of how the tides of history sweep away antiquated systems to usher in the new ... This is Indian multi-alignment at work.

Despite excess rainfall, water bodies empty in AP's Rayalaseema region

Deccan Chronicle 19 Dec 2022
Anantapur ... The average rainfall in Rayalaseema area is 335 mm ... Tens of thousands of acres under the project are idling away ... South Indian and specially the tanks of Rayalaseema are known for their antique value and are created essentially as a source for providing supplementary irrigation during monsoon season, irrigation expert K. Sharma observed ... ....

HT Picks; New Reads

Hindustan Times 16 Dec 2022
Rare objects from the Amrapali Jewels Museum 261pp, ₹899; Westland (50 exquisite antiques from the collection of the Amrapali Jewels Museum) ... From this magnificent collection, The Adornment of Gods thoughtfully curates 50 rare and exquisite antiques, with Devdutt Pattanaik narrating their stories.

Corsets for men are having a moment in fashion

The Times of India 15 Dec 2022
Fashion aficionados were quick to call it ground breaking ... Back home, there are several Indian designer labels who are making corsets for men. Brands like Alter X, Diermess and That Antique Story by Yash Patil are breaking the gender norms and creating stunning corsets for men ... .

Nancy Faye Howell Toney

Reflector 06 Dec 2022
Mrs ... After retiring, she became an avid golfer and even made a hole in one at Indian Valley Golf Course in 2007. She also had a love for buying and selling antiques. Her booth, Nancy’s Nook, at Granddaddy’s Antiques showcased her talent for finding beautiful treasures and her love of antiquing ... .

The anatomy of an art heist: From looting ancient temples to selling million-dollar relics

Denver Post 02 Dec 2022
Steinhardt also agreed to a rare lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities. The Denver Art Museum in July gave up 22 looted pieces from India connected to a former New York City gallery owner, Subhash Kapoor, who recently was sentenced to 10 years in prison by an Indian court for running a decades-long illicit antiquities smuggling operation.

How the Denver Art Museum became a “laundromat” for stolen Asian relics

East Bay Times 02 Dec 2022
A longtime museum consultant and leading scholar, Bunker helped assemble the Denver institution’s 7,000-piece Asian art collection through her relationships with some of the world’s biggest antiquities collectors ... Stolen relics, laundered art and a Colorado scholar’s role in the illicit antiquities trade.

Biden announces new national monument near Nevada-California border

Finger Lakes Times 01 Dec 2022
SAN JOSE, Calif ... Under the 1906 Antiquities Act, signed by President Theodore Roosevelt to reduce looting and theft of Indian pottery and other artifacts in New Mexico and other areas, presidents can establish national monuments by proclamation, without approval from Congress ... A large wind farm sits nearby ... ———. .

President Biden announces new national monument near Nevada-California border

Monterey Herald 01 Dec 2022
(Photo. Alan O’Neill/Honor Avi Kwa Ame coalition) ... Under the 1906 Antiquities Act, signed by President Theodore Roosevelt to reduce looting and theft of Indian pottery and other artifacts in New Mexico and other areas, presidents can establish national monuments by proclamation, without approval from Congress ... (Photo. Honor Avi Kwa Ame coalition).

November is for celebrating Indigenous people's resilience and resistance

San Francisco Examiner 22 Nov 2022
Still for many Americans, November brings to mind an antiquated and whitewashed history of relations with Indigenous Peoples. The International Indian Treaty Council has worked for more than four decades to shine a light on the true meaning and history of “Thanksgiving.” So on Nov.

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