Achill Henge and other Replicas - Arch365 056

On today's episode we are joined once again by Stuart Rathbone. Stuart talks about the phenomenon of Stone Henge replicas around the world and relates his experiences at one of the most recent installations - Achill Henge.

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Archaeology of Climate Change - TAS 10

Dr. Colleen Strawhacker, an archaeologist with the interdisciplinary research group, the National Snow and Ice Data Center, joins the podcast to talk about the archaeology of climate change. Strawhacker works closely with indigenous groups in the Arctic to study resilience and failure in the wake of drastic environmental change.

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Holly Norton - Profiles 63

Profiles in CRM features short interviews with CRM professionals from all experience levels and educational levels. I ask a standard list of questions and see how each person answers them based on their experience.

The Questions

  • What is your name and who do you work for? (this question is omitted for those that wish to be anonymous)
  • What's the highest degree you've earned?
  • How long have you been working in CRM?
  • Where have you worked?
  • What is the position you usually have in CRM and what is the highest position you've attained?
  • What is the best thing that's happened to you that's related to being a CRM Archaeologist?
  • What is the biggest thing you would change that would make being a CRM professional better?
  • What is your career goal in CRM?
  • If you could give an undergrad thinking about CRM one piece of advice, what would it be?
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March for Science - Arch365 055

Christopher Sims (of the Go Dig a Hole, ArchaeoTech, and CRM Archaeology podcasts) and Hanna Marie discuss the problematic positions of the March for Science. Although widely popular, a number of statements from the group's organizers have concerned several archaeologists. Learn why in this episode of Arch365.

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The Smithsonian Trinomial System - Arch365 054

On today's episode we learn about the common site numbering system in the United States - the Smithsonian Trinomial. It's not used everywhere, but, it IS used most places. Where it's not used, a similar variation is usually in place.

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Metal Detectors in Archaeology - ArchaeoTech 47

Patrick Severts joins the show to talk about metal detecting in archaeology. Some of the highlights include best practices, recommended equipment, and programs and companies offering training. Listen to learn about the contributions this technology has made to archaeology.

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The Township and Range System - Arch365 052

On today's episode we learn about the Township and Range system and the Public Land Survey System. Township and Range is used as the legal location for land across much of the United States and it's sections are frequently used as survey parcel boundaries by archaeologists in the West.

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A Hopi perspective on Diversity in Anthropology and Grand Canyon- HV 2

This episode is part two of the Grand Canyon National Park miniseries. Today we interview Heritage Voices co-host Lyle Balenquah, Hopi archaeologist, ethnographer, educator, advocate, and river guide extraordinaire about his background, diversity in Anthropology, and Hopi connections to the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon topics include the proposed Greater Grand Canyon National Monument, the Desert View Watchtower project, river running, and diversity in interpretation.

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Jessica
Email: jessica@livingheritageanthropology.org
Twitter: @livingheritageA
Lyle:
Email: Lyle.Balenquah@gmail.com
Twitter: @LyleBalenquah

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The Scarith of Scornello w/ Ingrid Rowland - ArchyFantasies 67

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Dimensional Lumber and Historic Archaeology - Arch365 050

On today's episode we get to learn about dimensional lumber! It's actually a thing and can be used to date sites in the west or wherever you find posts and other lumber that dates to the first half of the 20th century.

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These are the nominal and actual sizes of lumber.

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Feminist Archaeology - WIA 18

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Making a Game Out of It: Gamification and Ethical Issues - 8BTP 6

On today's episode, the recent release of GlobalXplorer, a project to combat looting and archaeological site destruction, prompts a discussion on the ethics of gamification for archaeological researchers. The panel talks about ethics as they apply in digital archaeology and the archaeology of video-games.

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David Field - Profiles 62

Profiles in CRM features short interviews with CRM professionals from all experience levels and educational levels. I ask a standard list of questions and see how each person answers them based on their experience.

The Questions

  • What is your name and who do you work for? (this question is omitted for those that wish to be anonymous)
  • What's the highest degree you've earned?
  • How long have you been working in CRM?
  • Where have you worked?
  • What is the position you usually have in CRM and what is the highest position you've attained?
  • What is the best thing that's happened to you that's related to being a CRM Archaeologist?
  • What is the biggest thing you would change that would make being a CRM professional better?
  • What is your career goal in CRM?
  • If you could give an undergrad thinking about CRM one piece of advice, what would it be?
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The Munsell Book of Colors - Arch365 047

On today's episode we learn about something every archaeologist uses - the Munsell Book of Color. What is it? How was it invented? We cover all this on today's episode.

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Archaeology with Oregon's Coquille Tribe - GDAH 19

Kassie Rippee, the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) for the Coquille Tribe in Coos Bay, Oregon joins the show to talk about the opportunities and challenges of tribal archaeology. The Coquille Tribe is a good case study in the difficulties faced by tribal members past and present, and highlights the need for building strong trust relationships.

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Ocmulgee National Monument - Arch365 046

On today's episode we learn about the tumultuous past of Ocmulgee National Monument. It's cultures survived for thousands of years on the site but could not survive the Spanish diseases of the 1500s.

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