Managing Billable Expenses and Safety - CRMArch 167

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We often hear of companies in the field of CRM Archaeology skimping on things like ice and water in for field crews. Should these be billable, line-item expenses, or just the cost of doing business like the light bill at the office? Also, where is that line between what the company should provide and what employees should provide?

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A Fishy Situation - Animals 12

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Alex and Simona attempt to make it through an entire episode of our most hated type of bone: fish bones. Listen as they talk about the difficulties of dealing with archaeological fish and why they are actually quite important! Oh, and lots of complaining. Ugh...fish bones.

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Cities: The First 6000 Years - TAS 67

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Whether you live in a city or not we all are familiar with cities and how they impact our lives. Some of us live in them and others just visit them when we need things or social interaction that we can’t get elsewhere. Our guest today has studied the history of the city and some of what Dr. Monica Smith has found may surprise you.

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Insurgent Empire and the Lost Voices in Colonialism with Dr. Priyamvada Gopal - Modern Myth - Episode 3

In this episode of Modern Myth, we begin to unravel the lesser known history of colony and the nuacned ways in which people occupied the British Imperial space. Talking with Cambridge Reader, Dr. Priyamvada Gopal about her new book Insurgent Empire, Tristan asks what voices are unaccounted for in traditional retellings of the British Empire and why does that have an effect on the modern narrative. The many modern myths of colony are outlined and discussed as well as what the future holds in terms of solidarity with the world.

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LithodomosVR and a Virtual Reality Update - ArchaeoTech 108

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Virtual Reality has continued to capture imaginations and make people want to be places virtually since the expense of going can be high. We talked to Simon Young of LithodomosVR about their virtual archaeological tours back in January of 2017 and he's back now to give us an update on what they're doing.

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Trapped by Security - CRMArch 166

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Many of us have been, or are at, a job that just wasn't the right fit. Why did we stay? Why didn't we just leave and get another job? The answer is usually that we were trapped by security. The words "trapped" and "security", however, have different meanings to different people. We talk about all that on this week's episode.

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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.

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Rock Artin' and Rollin' with Emily Van Alst - Ruins 03

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Tonight’s guest, Emily Van Alst, is a Descendant of the Lakota Sioux Nation and works avidly in public outreach.. Although the Lakota and Pawnee are historical enemies; Carlton and Emily have chosen to put aside their tribal differences to deliver our listeners an awesome episode.

Emily Van Alst got started in anthropology at Yale University and she is currently a PhD student at Indiana University Bloomington

Her research interests include Rock Art, Gender, Indigenous Archaeology, Public Archaeology, Indigenous Feminism, and Ethnography

As a goal of this podcast is to provide our listeners with multi-faceted approaches to archaeology, we are super excited to talk with her tonight. So let’s count some coup and get this episode started.

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GPS Technology with Matt Alexander - ArchaeoTech 107

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We’ve always wanted to have a GPS expert on the show to unpack terms and talk about the latest tech. Now we have it! Matt Alexander joins us to talk all things GPS and explain some of those terms you may have been wondering about.

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Hunter's Hotpot - Animals 11

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Alex and Simona are going ‘wild’ for this month’s episode. Tune in to find out more about wild animal remains in the archaeological record and what traces hunting and butchering may leave behind (some assumptions and biases MAY apply!).

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Preservation vs Conservation and Cities of the Future - CRMArch 165

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On today’s show we talk about preservation and conservation in the context of cities of the future. Where are all the old buildings in the architectural drawings and artist’s conceptions of the future? Where’s the old post office, hotel, or city building? Even in science fiction the cities of the future are ultra modern with no ties to the past. Is that OK? Or, should we be thinking about how our past and present tie into our future?

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Paleoindian Projectile Technology with Richie Rosencrance - TAS 65

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Today I talk to University of Nevada Reno Graduate student Richie Rosencrance about his research into Paleoindian projectile point technology. We talk about early arrivals by humans to North America and the Great Basin, among other things.

This show is a reply of a recording from Chris’ live radio show on KNVC 95.1 FM Carson Community Media. Listen live at www.knvc.org/listen-live

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Documenting Fragmented Remains and Data in the Cloud - ArchaeoTech 106

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Paul and Chris discuss an article from SAAs Advances in Archaeological Practice about using a database designed in FileMaker for documenting large skeletal collections. We also talk about your data in the cloud and what that means.

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Repatriation as Foreign Policy - Modern Myth Moment

Another Modern Myth Moment, the bitesize version of the Modern Myth Show. 
Repatriation isn't just a feelgood measure, it has many effects and needs to be discussed far more in society, Inspired by a heated debate on Twitter, Tristan outlines his views on repatriation and why it links to foreign policy. 

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Language in the Field and Field Gear - CRMArch 164

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Today we talk about an email from a listener regarding our choice of words on one of our podcasts and in the field. We also go over Bill White’s must-have list for field gear when attending your first field school or job.

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A Journey to Ancient Pawneeland - HeVo 29

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On today’s podcast Jessica hosts Roger Echo-Hawk, a writer / artist, and a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. We discussed his role in the origin story of what became Indigenous archaeology – the study of oral tradition; the unfolding racial Indian repatriation movement; the interfacing of archaeology and Indian Country; and the history of race and the rethinking of racial identity systems.

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Good, Fast, Cheap: Pick Two - ArchaeoTech 105

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Today Chris and Paul talk about a fairly well-known concept in technology circles called, “Good, Fast, Cheap, Pick 2.” What it means is that often you don’t get all three in something you’re using. One of those is always sacrificed to make the other two work. Well, is that true? Are things that violate this principle? Let’s talk about it.

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Of Koobi Fora and Cathedrals with Ella Beaudoin - Ruins 02

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Today's guest is someone who we wanted to snag as early as possible, based on her ability to connect with the public.

Ella Beaudoin got started in anthropology at American University, in Washington DC.

She cut her scientific teeth in Kenya as part of the Koobi Fora field School @koobiforafieldschool. The Koobi Fora region is one of the most prolific fossil bearing regions in the world and possibly home to the oldest instances of the use of fire by our hominid ancestors.

She is currently a contractor at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, where she works to help engage and teach the public about evolution and archaeology.

As the goal of this podcast is to connect non-archaeologists with our science, we are super excited to talk with her tonight.

You can follow her twitter at @ella_beaudoinand her instagram @timetravelerinhikingboots.

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The Cowboys of Science with Spencer Pelton - Ruins 01

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This Saturday, these three cowboys of science will be hosting our first guest - Dr. Spencer Pelton PhD, RPA. Arguably, THE cowboy of science.

Spencer is one of the most talented, accomplished, and brilliant archaeologists in the country. The dude has over a dozen publications and literally just got his PhD last year.

Anyone that knows Spencer will tell you that he’s one of the most enjoyable people to be around and was a mentor to a lot of us during our time at Wyoming.

Spencer’s research varies from lithic technology, hunter-gatherer ecology, to human evolution, and his dissertation focused on hominid thermal regulation.

The list of his accomplishments would fill this page, so we’ll let his smooth, Johnny Cash-like drawl tell you his life story! We’re super excited.

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