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Sale of First Nations Family Masks is Cause for Concern

Sale of First Nations Family Masks is Cause for Concern

on January 24, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Auction Houses, Canada, cultural property law, Patrimony Laws

Two cedar masks considered sacred to a Hupacasath family have recently been sold to an unknown collector. The colorful masks, […]

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Canada Approves Export of $1 Shipwreck Back to Norway

Canada Approves Export of $1 Shipwreck Back to Norway

on March 27, 2012, 6:00 am / in archaeology law, Canada, cultural property law, Scandinavia, Shipwrecks

Jan Wanggaard, former World Champion Windsurfer, is overseeing a project to return the shipwrecked Maud from Cambridge Bay in Nunavut, […]

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Historic Document Thief Pleads Guilty in Maryland

Historic Document Thief Pleads Guilty in Maryland

on November 3, 2011, 7:33 am / in ancient texts, archaeology law, Canada, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Museums, Northeast U.S.

Canadian-American Jason James Savedoff has pled guilty to conspiring to steal and sell historic documents from museums in multiple states. […]

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Sidetracked: The Struggle for British Columbia’s Fossils

Sidetracked: The Struggle for British Columbia’s Fossils

on October 18, 2011, 11:54 am / in archaeology law, Canada, cultural property law, Dinosaurs

Author Vivien Lougheed explores “the egos, money and science behind fossil hunting in British Columbia” in her new book, Sidetracked: […]

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Bulgarian Repatriation “Like an Action Film” Says Cultural Minister

Bulgarian Repatriation “Like an Action Film” Says Cultural Minister

2 on June 22, 2011, 9:28 am / in archaeology law, Canada, Coins, cultural property law, Eastern Europe, Repatriation

It is well-known that many illegally traded antiquities are sent through the international mail, especially via private carriers.  The chances […]

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Cultural Property Law on January 22, 2011: Mosquito Bombers, the Golden Horn, and (Not?) Caligula’s Tomb

Cultural Property Law on January 22, 2011: Mosquito Bombers, the Golden Horn, and (Not?) Caligula’s Tomb

on January 22, 2011, 9:29 am / in archaeology law, Canada, cultural property law, France, Italy, Litigation, Looting, Museums, New Mexico, Shipwrecks, Turkey, UNESCO

I’ve been down the rabbit hole for the past couple weeks, preparing for the Spring semester and recovering from the […]

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Repatriation of Aboriginal Remains and Artifacts in Canada

Repatriation of Aboriginal Remains and Artifacts in Canada

6 on September 13, 2010, 7:28 am / in archaeology law, Burials, Canada, cultural property law, Museums, NAGPRA, Native American Issues, Preservation Initiatives, Repatriation

Last week I saw this Vancouver Sun article — Cultural treasures will be repatriated to B.C. first nation –  reporting […]

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Cultural Property Law on April 19, 2010: Moon Rocks, Chilean Churches, and Peruvian Skulls

Cultural Property Law on April 19, 2010: Moon Rocks, Chilean Churches, and Peruvian Skulls

on April 19, 2010, 5:30 am / in archaeology law, Canada, Coins, cultural property law, International Treaties, Italy, Northeast U.S., Peru, Preservation Initiatives, Repatriation, South America, Switzerland

Today, in the wild, wonderful world of cultural property law… This coming Tuesday, former FBI agent Robert Wittman, will talk […]

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Skydiving for Pearls: An Austrian Jewel Theft

Skydiving for Pearls: An Austrian Jewel Theft

1 on April 13, 2010, 7:54 am / in archaeology law, Austria, Canada, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Illegal Trade, Organized Crime

Wired Magazine has posted an excellent story on Gerald Blanchard, who stole the Koechert Diamond Pearl from the Schloss Schönbrunn […]

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Cultural Property Law on April 1, 2010: Folk Dance, Chilean Heritage, and Those Diligent Canadians

Cultural Property Law on April 1, 2010: Folk Dance, Chilean Heritage, and Those Diligent Canadians

2 on April 1, 2010, 7:03 am / in archaeology law, Canada, cultural property law, Intangible Cultural Property, Preservation Initiatives, Recovery, Sites in Danger

And today in cultural property law news… The Lawyer’s Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) has launched their new website.  […]

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