Category Archives: humanity

US/ICOMOS recognizes Cultural Heritage Center with award

Congratulations to the Cultural Heritage Center for receiving the first annual Heritage Award for International Excellence.  The award, given by the U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS), recognizes organizations, programs, projects, individuals, and publications that exemplify worldwide excellence … Continue reading

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Earthquake Disrupts Traditional Haitian Burial Rites

Over the past month, the world has eagerly followed news stories about the earthquake rescue and relief efforts in Haiti. Humanitarian aid in the form of personnel, medicines, materials, etc., has flowed into the destroyed country from all corners of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Culture in Peril

Hello world, and welcome to Culture in Peril! This blog serves as your source of the most up-to-date information and news about humankind’s shared cultural heritage. Culture in Peril will point followers towards the latest reports of heritage issues ongoing … Continue reading

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