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2016-17 through 2021-22
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
The Louisiana Archaeological Survey and Antiquities Commission was created to advise the Secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism on matters concerning archaeology and cultural resources in Louisiana (R.S. 41:1602).
The Commission consists of eleven members: the state archaeologist, one representative from the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, one representative from the Department of Natural Resources, one representative from the Governor's Office of Indian Affairs, and seven additional members appointed by the governor. At least one of the appointed members shall also be a member of the Louisiana Archaeological Society.
The Commission meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of March, June, September, and December; meetings are open to the public. The agenda for each upcoming meeting will be posted here at least one week prior to the meeting date. Minutes of the previous meeting will also be posted and made available as soon as practical.
For upcoming meeting agendas and minutes of past meetings, see our Boards and Commissions page.