Charlie Mikulik: “What Happened to Archaeology?: A Study of Changing Landscapes in Heritage Management, Glen Ellen California”

Join SCAS on November 10, 2016, for “What Happened to Archaeology?: A Study of Changing Landscapes in Heritage Management, Glen Ellen California,” a talk by Charlie Mikulik. The talk will be held at 7:30 pm at the Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange Hall at 1900 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (click here for Google Maps directions).

PhotoThe many professions that fall under the umbrella of cultural resources and heritage management are struggling to address how material culture should be managed. However, our history is not simply a story about what has happened in the past. Whether we realize it or not—we are making history as we go along. Our history is in fact the perpetually unfolding narrative of who we are — the heritage that steadies our continued progress through uncertain times, and our legacy as an evolving people. Professional work in Glen Ellen, California is an example of how we can engage in a collaborative process and invite stakeholders to help identify and manage archaeological resources, historic architectural resources, and cultural landscapes. Through this process, professionals can expand the opportunities available to use their knowledge. Ultimately, in arguing for the inclusion of other views, we are also laying the groundwork for the broader inclusion of our own.

Mr. Mikulik has over ten years of experience in performing all aspects of cultural resources management compliance projects in various regions of the United States. He received his Masters in Cultural Resources Management at Sonoma State University in 2014. Charles has specialized knowledge in database and archival management, ethnography, oral history, community engagement, fieldwork, report production, and geographic information systems (GIS). Mr. Mikulik is an owner and principal at the firm Cultural Resources Practitioners, LLC., and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Glen Ellen Historical Society.


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