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January 16, 2018

In February, 1876, a young Balladong man was laid to rest on a beautiful beach track near the town of Esperance, southern Western Australia.  Today, 140 years later, an integrated team is working to locate and protect the gravesite of the great tracker – Tommy Windich....

January 12, 2018

A multi-year collaborative project commenced in 2017 that aims to protect and manage cultural places on private land associated with the Kenai River Valley in Alaska. The project was developed by Applied Archaeology International in collaboration with the Kenaitze Indi...

September 2, 2017

An intense wildfire impacted one of the most significant cultural landscapes within Tjaltjraak Country, near Esperance, Western Australia, causing damage at two major granite outcrops, major cultural wetlands and known burial sites. Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Ab...

September 1, 2017

In 2016 and 2017, a team from Applied Archaeology International (AAI) were invited to the annual Eyak Cultural and Language Camp in Cordova, Alaska, hosted by Orca Adventure Lodge. The team included two archaeologists, three interns from the Kenaitze Tribe, and Elders...

February 2, 2017

Cultural monitors working at the Lucky Bay carpark development project, in Cape le Grand National Park, Western Australia, discovered stone artefacts - tools made by ancestors of the Esperance Traditional Owners.  Some of these artefacts were uncovered over a metre bel...

January 2, 2017

This short video examines a cultural maintenance project for the Wadandi cultural place - Waljin Mia (Rainbow Cave) - in southwestern Australia.  This sacred place has been subject to vandalism and environmental threats. 

The project team of Wadandi Elders, Applied...

March 11, 2016

Sparkling bubbles of laughter wafted across the tree-sprinkled knob, borne on a breeze that ruffled the frail fall foliage and momentarily disrupted its gentle autumnal recoil back into the dirt. The revelers were too far away to make out what was being shrieked and sa...