The Neville Archaeological Site - Arch365 295

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One of the most important sites in New England, the Neville site has a rich history and a massive series of archaeological deposits that archaeologists have learned a lot from, and will continue learning from, in the future.

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Recreating Vintage Clothing with Abby Cox - TAS 27

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Ever wondered how those clothes in the past were created and worn? Well, Abby Cox of American Duchess and Royal Vintage Shoes did. She studied dress-making in the 18th century and has recreated those styles using the techniques of the period. This is a fascinating discussion about experimental historic archaeology. We even talk about hair care and how people kept clean in a time that seems so dirty when compared to modern times. The discussion might surprise you!

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Remote Working in Archaeology? - ArchaeoTech 64

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That's right. It IS possible. But, you have to take all of your normal office work practices into account and prepare for the unexpected. If done correctly, remote working can turn OK employees into people that are actually happy to work! Let them work from home for part or all of the week and don't micromanage. Some of the tools and techniques in this episode will help you get on your way to operating a remote office. They've been tried and tested and DIGTECH is currently a remote working office!

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Hopivewat- Hopi Museum and Learning Center Development - HV 10

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In today’s episode, Lyle Balenquah interviews Susan Sekaquaptewa and Marissa Nuvayestewa about their efforts to build a Hopi museum and learning center by Hopi, for Hopi. They and their team are in the thick of working on turning this idea into a reality and they break down that process in this episode. They talk about the original idea behind the Hopivewat museum and learning center and how they have been working with the community to continue to develop the idea. They particularly touch on the importance of building relationships and partnerships, selecting an organizational structure, finding resources and funding, and how to use cultural roles as a strength rather than seeing them as a challenge. This episode provides fantastic guidance for anyone looking to do community-based projects with tribes!

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Lyle: Lyle.Balenquah@gmail.com; @LyleBalenquah

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The Fremont - Arch365 289

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Some of the most spectacular rock art of the Great Basin and western Colorado Plateau was created by the Fremont prehistoric people, but who were the Fremont?

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A suggestion for further reading: Archaeology Southwest Magazine, “Introducing the Fremont (Fall 2015)

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The Ark Encounter with James Bielo - AF 84

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Today we talk with Ethnographer James Bielo about his work with the Ark Encounter, a life-size Noah's Ark and religious-themed experience in Kentucky. We talk about the validity of replicas, religious sightseeing, and 3D printing as a way to communicate with the public. 

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The Changing Roles of Museums and Museum Collections - WIA 35

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On this episode of Women in Archaeology, we discussed the changing academic and social roles of museums in the United States.  We also briefly talked about the origins of museums and how museum outreach and exhibitions can be improved.

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Winter is Coming, for CRM - CRMArch 121

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Winter is coming, as it does every year, for archaeology and archaeologists. What can you do to plan for the winter? Not just work, but, NOT working. How do you plan your finances? Where can you work throughout the winter? What can YOU do to be proactive about your career?

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