[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2003-11-12
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Wed Nov 12 16:22:25 PST 2003
In this issue:
1. Legal scholar gets High Desrt preservation award
2. Internships availlable through Park Service
3. Endangered places, poster ideas sought by National Trust
4. Cannery history to be unsealed in Salem
LEGAL SCHOLAR GETS HIGH DESERT PRESERVATION AWARD
The High Desert Museum has named Charles Wilkinson, the Moses Lasky Profess=
or of Law at the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Law, as the re=
cipient of its
2003 Earle A. Chiles Award.=20
The Chiles Award recognizes individual accomplishments in promoting underst=
anding of the High Desert, and for promoting conflict resolution involving =
its natural and cultural resources. Wilkinson was nominated for this year's=
award for his scholarship and interpretation of law, history and society i=
n the American West, for influencing public understanding of water-related =
issues, and for effective mediation of complex natural resource management =
Wilkinson graduated from Stanford Law School in 1966. He practiced with pri=
vate firms in Phoenix and San Francisco and with the Native American Rights=
Fund. His tenure as a legal scholar also includes 12 years as professor at=
the University of Oregon School of Law. Wilkinson has written broadly on l=
aw, history, and society in the American West. His twelve books include the=
standard law texts on federal public land law and Indian law. Over the pa=
st decade, Wilkinson has moved beyond legal scholarship to a general audien=
As the recipient of the Chiles Award, Wilkinson will receive a $15,000 cash=
award funded through a grant from the Chiles Foundation. The award will be=
presented on December 2 at a banquet held at The Benson Hotel in Portland.=
The High Desert Museum helps people of all ages explore and understand the=
cultures, history and wildlife of the High Desert region. The museum is lo=
cated in Bend.
INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE THROUGH PARK SERVICE
The National Park Service is soliciting project proposals for the Cultural =
Resources Diversity Internship Program for the summer of 2004 and semester =
Since the summer of 1999, this program has provided over 70 internship oppo=
rtunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Over the years, this p=
rogram has provided experiences that led to jobs with the National Park Ser=
vice and other historical agencies. Some interns are continuing their stud=
ies in cultural resources related subjects. Many of these interns have ma=
intained contacts with their hosts and continue to receive the benefits of =
Last summer, interns were placed with national parks, National Park Service=
offices, federal agencies, state historic preservation offices, local pres=
ervation organizations, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. =
This program is operated on a cost-sharing basis.
The application information describing the program and the application guid=
elines are available at http://www.cr.nps.gov/crdi/internships/intrnCRDIP.h=
tm The application
deadline is December 5.
ENDANGERED PLACES, POSTER IDEAS SOUGHT BY NATIONAL TRUST
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking applications for tw=
o of its most popular programs, America's 11 Most Endgangered Historic Plac=
es and the Preservation Week Poster Contest.
The application deadline for the 11 Most list is January 20; the applicatio=
n deadline for the poster contest is February 2.
The application forms are available in PDF format at www.nationaltrust.org/=
11most and www.nationaltrust.org/preservationweek respectively.
CANNERY HISTORY TO BE UNSEALED IN SALEM
Bill Lucas will present "Cannery History" at 7:30 p.m. November 17 in the D=
ye House at Mission Mill Museum in Salem. Using slides and artifacts, Luca=
s will discuss the development and impact of the food processing industry, =
especially in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties which were once the largest=
canning area in the world.
Lucas worked in the canning industry for 50 years. His general interest in =
history led him to collect and research information about the food processi=
ng industry. In his retirement, Lucas has served as a consultant for the i=
ndustry overseas and has spent time researching the industry before his tim=
e. There is an admission fee.
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