The Archaeological Spectrum - HeVo 28

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On today’s podcast Jessica hosts Rebecca Heidenreich (Diné), a graduate student at Arizona State University (and Jessica even refrained from making any Sun Devils jokes!) studying GIS. Rebecca talks about her experiences in both academia and CRM and how the two differ. She also talks about what it’s like navigating indigenous and scientific perspectives. It’s a very personal interview and an important listen for anyone trying to better understand what it’s like to be an indigenous archaeologist.

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Project Archaeology with Samantha Kirkley - TAS 62

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Today episode is a recording of Chris’ radio show on KNVC.org 95.1 FM in Carson City, Nevada. He’s joined by guest co-host Richie Cruz and Samantha Kirtkley to talk about her involvement with Project Archaeology.

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SAA2019, #metoo, and a Response from SAA President Joe Watkins - CRMArch 161.2

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A few APN hosts and a guest joined together at the 2019 Society for American Archaeology meetings in New Mexico to talk about the issues that took place at the meeting, the SAA response, and how we can all do better.

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Integrating Aerial and Underwater Data for Archaeology - ArchaeoTech 103

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In a recent book chapter, linked below, the integration of underwater and terrestrial archaeology was discussed. It got Chris and Paul thinking about those two spaces and how they are linked in the archaeological record. When seas fluctuate sites are buried and revealed and thinking about them together can help archaeologists interpret the past.

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Interviews from the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Archaeology Conference - Ep161

Host Bill Auchter went to the 2019 MAAC and he brought his microphone! Listen to some great interviews from a diverse crowd and learn all about the people and the archaeology of the Mid-Atlantic region.

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CRM Archaeology with Michelle Cross - Ep61

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Today’s show is a recording of Chris’ radio show on Carson Community Media in Carson City, Nevada. it’s with CRM Archaeologist Michelle Cross from Stantec. She was just elected the next president of the Society for California Archaeology.

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Digital Site Management with Michiel Kappers of InTerris Registries - ArchaeoTech 102

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Chris interviews Michiel Kappers at the 2019 Society for California Archaeology meetings in Sacramento last March. Michiel runs InTerris Registries, a digital site management software with a lot of power. Learn more about it and how you can use it on your next project.

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A Horse, Of Course - Animals 09

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On today's episode of ArchaeoAnimals, we'll be talking about horse bones! Why are they so venerated in the past? How is this reflected in the way we find horse burials? And why are their bones just so large and scary?!

We were also joined by two zooarchaeology researchers, Rúnar Leifsson and Albína Hulda Pálsdóttir, who have told us all about their fascinating research on Icelandic horses!

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  • Hillson, S. (1992) Mammal Bones and Teeth: An Introductory Guide to Methods of Identification. London: University College London Institute of Archaeology

  • Fagan, B. (2015) The Intimate Bond: How animals shaped human history. London: Bloomsbury Press

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Spring 2019 Jobs Extravaganza! - CRMArch 160

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Get a job! It’s time to start working. Archaeologists are coming off a long winter and summer is around the corner. You need a job and we’ll help you get there.

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Richie Cruz and CRM Archaeology from KNVC 95.1 FM - TAS 60

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This episode is a recording of a live radio show from Chris Webster called The Archaeology Radio Show. Listen live on Fridays at the links below. The guest is Richie Cruz and he talks about Cultural Resource Management Archaeology with Chris.

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Digital Humanities with Sebastian Heath - ArchaeoTech 101

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Today we have on the line Sebastian Heath from NYU's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. Dr. Heath is ISAW's go-to Digital Humanities professor, and we'd like to discuss his take on DH in archaeology.

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Central Plains Archaeology: Plain and Simple - HeVo 27

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On today’s podcast Jessica hosts Carlton Shield Chief Gover, a PhD student at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. We talked about the unique history of Oklahoma and particularly the Pawnee and Arikara Nations. We talk about the challenges of when oral history and archaeology don’t agree and what it’s like to work in academia, CRM, and in tribal settings. Finally we talk about where he would love to see the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma’s THPO and Museum go in the future, as well as where he would like the field of anthropology to go.

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Witchcraft: The Best Bits - Arch and Ale 23

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Archaeology and Ale is a monthly series of talks presented by Archaeology in the City, part of the University of Sheffield Archaeology Department’s outreach programme.

Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Leigh-Anne Baldrige on ‘Witchcraft: the best bits’. This talk took place on Thursday 22nd November at the Red Deer, Sheffield.

Leigh-Anne is the Collections Access Curator at Museums Sheffield, and can be found on Twitter at @LeighKitty1.

For more information about Museums Sheffield, visit their website at http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/

For more information about Archaeology in the City’s events and opportunities to get involved, please email archaeologyinthecity@sheffield.ac.uk, visit our website at archinthecity.wordpress.com, tweet us @archinthecity, or find us on Facebook. 

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Castleton and Hope Through the Years - Arch and Ale 22

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Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Colin Merrony on ‘Castleton and Hope through the years’. This talk took place on Thursday 31st January at the Red Deer, Sheffield.

Colin is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Sheffield and a former commercial archaeologist. For the last eleven years, he has been involved in excavations at Castleton and Hope, uncovering archaeology from across the last 2000 years, including a Medieval hospital, unusual burials and even some unique 16th century plasterwork!

Read more about Colin through the University of Sheffield staff pages  https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/people/merrony. For more about Colin’s digs, visit the Castleton Historical Society website https://castletonhistorical.co.uk/and blog https://castletonhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com/.

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Anarchy in CRMArch with Lewis Borck - CRMArch 159

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In this episode we speak with Lewis Borck about his article "Constructing the Future History: Prefiguration as Historical Epistemology and the Chronopolitics of Archaeology" and how it applies to CRM archaeology as we practice it.

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Interview with Dr. Monty Dobson from America From The Ground Up - TAS 59

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This episode is the recording of Chris Webster’s radio show interview on KNVC 95.1, Carson City Community Media with Dr. Lemont Dobson from the TV series, “America: From the Ground Up.” We talk about the series and archaeologists on TV in general.

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Looking Back at 100 Episodes - ArchaeoTech 100

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Welcome to the ArchaeoTech Podcast. Today is February 26th, 2019, so put on your party hat because we're recording the 100th episode. This is Paul Zimmerman, your host for for this milestone, along with my co-host (the pod's usual host) Chris Webster. We're turning the tables since we don't have a "tech" topic per se, but instead we're going to do a little navel gazing and look at the history of this podcast to see what kinds of lessons we can learn about podcasting and public archaeology in general.

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Everything is Ritual! - Animals 8

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Wait (1985) "Ritual" is beliefs and behaviors functioning together.

When identifying ritual, context is everything. In the case of zooarchaeology, the location of the remains alone has much inference on whether ritual activity is involved. A notable example is perhaps the burial of dogs (or parts thereof) at the threshold of a structure, which is seen from the Neolithic down to Iron Age, from Italy to Kazakhstan, through Sweden and Britain. Ultimately, as is the case for the near entirety of populations which have not left a written record behind, we can only infer on intent and make a pretty good educated guess, but we will never know the full story. It is perhaps what is most fascinating about ritual: not the action itself, but the intent behind it.

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  • Covesea Caves Project

  • -Cunliffe, B. (1992) Pits, Preconceptions, and Propitation in the British Iron Age. Oxford Journal of Archaeology 11 (1). pp. 69-83.

  • Morris, J. (2008) Associated Bone Groups: One Archaeologist's Rubbish is Another's Ritual Deposition. In "Changing Perspectives on the First Millennium BC: Proceedings of the Iron Age Research Student Seminar 2008". Oxbow Books.

  • Russell, N. (2012) Social Zooarchaeology. Cambridge University Press.

  • Wait, G.A. (1984) Ritual and Religion in Iron Age Britain. BAR British Series.

  • Grant, Annie (1989) Animals and Ritual in Early Britain: The visible and the invisible. In L’Animal dans les Pratiques Religieuses: Les Manifestations Materielles. J.-D. Vigne, ed. Pp. 341-355. Antrhopozoologica, Vol. 3. Paris: Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

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Your Side Hustle and Raising Kids in Archaeology - CRMArch 158

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We’ve got two very different guests on the show today. The first is Seth Hymes. Seth runs a digital marketing online course and we’ve partnered with him to get CRM Archaeologists a little bit of a side career. Take the course, make a little extra money, and have something to do in the off season. Our second guest is Karry Blake. She’s a CRM professional, runs an environmental department, and is raising two kids the entire time. We talk about the challenges of raising kids while managing your career.

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Creating a Digital Future with Wildnote CEO Kristen Hazard - TAS 58

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Kristen Hazard is the CEO and founder of Wildnote, a digital data collection and management platform that is helping environmental firms to their work faster and more accurately. Chris interviews her on The Archaeology Radio Show on KNVC, Carson City Media.

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