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In this episode of Preservation Perspectives, the ACHP podcast, host ACHP Expert Member Luke Nichter spoke with Lucha Martinez de Luna, Director of Chicano/a/x Murals of Colorado Project. Martinez de Luna is working to preserve the murals and document them.

Luke Nichter and Lucha Martinez de Luna
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Did you know there are only about 40 or so National Historic Landmarks dedicated to women in the US? Find out about that and more in this episode of the ACHP podcast, Preservation Perspectives, hosted by Luke Nichter, who spoke with Lucy Beard, Co-chair, National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and Former Executive Director, Alice Paul Institute, Mount Laurel, NJ.

The ACHP commemorated Black History Month in February with a special episode of our Preservation Perspectives Podcast. ACHP Expert Member Luke Nichter spoke with Dorothy Walker, site director of the Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery, AL, to learn more about the Freedom Riders and the historic building that is a museum to their legacy.

In this episode of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation's podcast, Preservation Perspectives, the ACHP commemorated Native American Heritage Month 2021 by talking with Shasta Gaughen, National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers Chair, and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Pala Band of the Mission Indians in California. Dr. Gaughen spoke with host, Luke Nichter, about what it's like to be a THPO, how ACHP's trainings have been a big help to THPOs, and what the federal government can do to better work with tribes on historic preservation.

In this episode of the Advisory Council on Historic preservation's podcast, Preservation Perspectives, ACHP Expert Member Luke Nichter speaks with Desiree Aranda, Co-Chair of Latinos in Heritage Conservation during Hispanic Heritage Month. They talk about the organization, their upcoming conference, their Abuelas Project, and the importance of preserving Hispanic historic sites.