Cultural Landscapes Panel SAA2019 - HeVo 30

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On today’s episode Jessica hosts a panel at the 2019 Society of American Archaeology conference on Cultural Landscapes. Panelists include Dr. Kisha Supernant (Métis) Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, Wade Campbell (Diné), Ph.D. student at Harvard, Michelle La Pena, attorney, writer, and former Pit River Tribal Councilwoman, Dr. Sean Gantt, Director of Education at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Kassie Rippee, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer of the Coquille Indian Tribe, and Briece Edwards, Deputy THPO for the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde. Some of the considerations discussed include cultural landscapes and movement, landscape change through time and as a result of colonialism, the ephemeral nature of some cultural landscapes, representation of cultural landscapes, and the challenges of understanding landscape from a western science perspective.