Video Update: Paynes Creek Exhibit Opens in Punta Gorda, Belize
March 28, 2012
Skip ahead to 2:18 to see Heather McKillop discuss the importance of the underwater sites at Paynes Creek during the opening of the Underwater Maya Exhibit in Punta Gorda March 15th, 2012. This exhibit was funded through an AIA Site Preservation Grant and the artifact replicas you see in the video will be placed in display cases as part of a permanent exhibit.
DNA research from the AIA-supported site of Hoyo Negro makes important connections between the earliest settlers of the Americas and modern Native Americans.
Download the Program's 2014 Annual Report to learn about its many accomplishments and initiatives this past year.
The most recent Site Preservation Grant was awarded to a preservation and outreach project at Narce, Italy.