Native Village
Youth and Education news
 MAY 1, 2010   VOLUME 1

Wyoming Guard Camp Honored For

 Cultural Protection
Condensed by Native Village

Wyoming:  Camp Guernsey was awarded the 2010 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for cultural resources management .

The camp has identified 975 cultural sites. Included are:

Prehistoric teepee circles
Rock shelters
Wagon wheel ruts and emigrant grave sites from the Oregon Trail.

More than 300 sites are legally protected because they are important to American Indian tribes or qualify for the National Register of Historic Places.

Artifacts are stored at a University of Wyoming repository where tribes and researchers may access them.  Eighteen tribes and Camp Guernsey officials also meet every year

Camp Guernsey is a National Guard training base. It covers about 100 square miles and is operated by the Wyoming Army National Guard. The Wyoming Air National Guard and units from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines also train there.

Volume 1         Volume 2          Volume 3          Volume 4

Native Village Home Page

Backgrounds: Robert Kaufman Fabrics:
Reptile Eyes: National Geographic

NATIVE VILLAGE website was created for youth, educators, families, and friends who wish to celebrate the rich, diverse cultures of The Americas' First Peoples. We offer readers two monthly publications: NATIVE VILLAGE Youth and Education News and NATIVE VILLAGE Opportunities and Websites.  Each issue shares today's happenings in Indian country.
Native Village is responsible for format changes.
Articles may also include additional photos, art, and graphics which enhance the visual appeal and and adds new dimensions to the articles. Each is free or credited by right-clicking the picture, a page posting, or appears with the original article. 
Our hopes are to make the news as informative, educational, enjoyable as possible.
NATIVE VILLAGE also houses website libraries and learning circles  to enrich all lives on Turtle Island.
Please visit, and sign up for our update: We are always glad to make new friends!