On today's show, we talk about the horrors that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017. The question on everyone's minds was what to do about statues and iconography related to hate, bigotry, and a significant and changing period in our nation's history. How do we, as archaeologists deal with it?
- Charlottesville Violence Highlights Cities' Struggle to Balance Rights and Safety - NPR
- The Battle of Charlottesville - The New Yorker
- Woman on survey crew killed in Maple Ridge, police say - CBC
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The Upward Sun River Site was important for many reasons. It represents the earliest and youngest infant burial, says a lot about human migration, and demonstrates aspects of early family life.
Today’s episode features Anna Cordova, Lead Archaeologist for the City of Colorado Springs (although, to be clear, she is not representing the city with this interview). If you are looking to understand indigenous perspectives on archaeology, this episode is a great place to start because she explains the challenges so clearly and so passionately! We talk about the importance of decolonizing anthropology and some specific suggestions on how to do that. We also discuss indigenous geography, the differences between working in Hawaii and Colorado, and her experiences doing ethnographic and tribal consultation work.
Today's episode is Chapter 21 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover Coming Back to Archaeology.
On today's episode, Chris and April are joined by APN co-founder Tristan Boyle to talk about his recent experiences in Italy and his revelations about archaeology. Archaeology and history are everywhere you look. Take a look around you and see - really see.
On today's show we talk to the creator and founder of Archaeological Analytics, Acacia Berry. Find out what she's doing with this company and how they can help you in your business. Learn about Archaeo Analytics, Open Artifact, and American Artifacts - all sites developed by Berry to help out the field of archaeology - both academic and commercial.
- Archaeological Analytics
- Open Artifact
- American Artifacts
- Social Media Directory
- Acacia Berry
In today’s episode Tristan shares his thoughts about the Archaeology of everyday life and how his understanding of local heritage changed when his visited Italy. He encourages listeners to see the archaeology in everyday things not just the grand monuments.
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Archaeology and Ale proudly presents - Jon Bradley, on “Making a difference for heritage: What’s happening at Sheffield Manor Lodge and Joined-Up Heritage Sheffield”. This talk took place on Thursday 27th April at the Red Deer, Sheffield.
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Today we talk with Fernanda Maneses about the mysterious Easter Island statues. We talk about the actual history of the Moai statues, the culture that created them, and the many different ways these iconic statures have been used by the fringe and popular culture alike.
- Fernanda Meneses
- Chronology and Easter Island Prehistory
- Moai Culture Website
- List of the moai in popular culture
- How did the Easter Island Statues Get There? They Might Have Walked!
- Scientists Make Easter Island Statue Walk | National Geographic
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On this episode we are joined by underwater archaeologist Jessica Irwin. We will discuss what underwater archaeology is, how it differs from terrestrial archaeology, some of the unique challenges faced by underwater archaeologists, and some really cool underwater sites that have been excavated.
Today's episode is Chapter 20 in a series based on Chris Webster's book the "Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide: Getting a Job and Working in Cultural Resource Management". Today, we cover Preparing for the Winter.